Definition of contrasty in English:


Line breaks: con|trasty
Pronunciation: /ˈkɒntrɑːsti


  • (Of a photograph, film, or television picture) showing a high degree of contrast: the picture is sharp and contrasty, not a muted grey
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    • His wonderfully contrasty pictures made us all aware of the noble, Roman solidity of some of the structures and the simple, honed elegance of their detailing.
    • Beautiful fine-grain film easily gets too contrasty.
    • The dark tones have all the opposite properties, being coarse, grainy, cold and contrasty.

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