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coloring also: (British) colouring
American English: /ˈkələrɪŋ/
British English: /ˈkʌlərɪŋ/

Translation of coloring in Spanish:


  • 1 (of picture) (before noun) coloring book
    libro (masculine) de or para colorear
    Example sentences
    • After he had given out the prizes all the children in the shop were given red balloons and some colouring books.
    • The story, activity and colouring books stand out in the crowd.
    • And for younger supporters, don't forget to return your colouring competitions on or before February 6.
  • 2 2.1 (of skin) red doesn't suit your coloring
    el rojo no va con tu tez y el color de tus cabellos
    Example sentences
    • Colour analysis will help you select shades that complement your natural colouring.
    • Her first task was to find out which colours best suited Jane, so she could pick make-up and clothes that enhanced her natural colouring.
    • The white shirt and black pants suited her well, going with the sandy brown hair and her healthy coloring.
    2.2 (of fur, plumage)
    Example sentences
    • In the days when people had to struggle to live, chopsticks were dull in colouring and appearance.
    • They can rapidly alter their vivid coloring to blend into the background.
    • Scamp has no identification collar but has tan and white colouring.
  • 3 (substance)
    also: food coloring
    Example sentences
    • Soil Association standards prohibit the use of food additives and artificial colourings that may be damaging to health, and the use of genetically modified ingredients is not allowed under European organic law.
    • Some parents believe that certain dietary substances and, in particular, certain artificial food colourings are responsible for their child's behaviour.
    • They are also all made without genetically modified ingredients, hydrogenated oils, artificial flavourings, colourings or preservatives.
  • 4 (bias)
    Example sentences
    • Her voice has, as yet, neither the maturity nor flexibility of other singers but her performance was strong on dramatic colouring and purity of tone.
    • We saw that with the influx of Catholic Irish and Germans to the northern states, politics began to assume a more ethnic colouring.
    • He believes innovative ideas do not need political colouring.
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