Synonyms of colour in English:



  • 4 people of every colour, creed, and race
    skin colour, skin colouring, skin tone, complexion, colouring, pigmentation; race, ethnic group, stock
  • 6 woods were unjustifiably disafforested under colour of the Statute of 1327
    the pretext, the cloak, the mask, the pretence, the outward appearance, the guise, a false show, a show, a front, a facade, a semblance; on the excuse of
  • 7 (colours) Lynn runs in the colours of the Oxford City club
    strip, kit, uniform, costume, livery, insignia, regalia; badge, ribbon, rosette, emblem


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  • 2 she coloured up with embarrassment
    blush, redden, go pink/red, turn red/crimson/scarlet, flush, crimson
    she coloured up with embarrassment
    [Antonyms] pale

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chromatic relating to colour
chromophobia fear of colour
colorimetry measurement of colour

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