Share this entry

Share this page

secondary color

Syllabification: sec·ond·ar·y col·or

Definition of secondary color in English:

noun

A color resulting from the mixing of two primary colors.
Example sentences
  • In the second class, we reviewed the color wheel, primary and secondary colors and then learned about complementary colors.
  • To enhance their ability to identify primary and secondary colours, the kids are allowed to play with woollen balls.
  • Each area is planted with shrubs depicting the six primary and secondary colours.

Definition of secondary color in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day orthoepy
Pronunciation: ˈɔːθəʊɛpi
noun
the correct or accepted pronunciation of words