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American English: /ˈmɑnəˌkroʊm/
British English: /ˈmɒnəkrəʊm/
, /mɒnə(ʊ)ˈkrəʊm/

Translation of monochrome in Spanish:


  • 1 countable (painting)
    pintura (feminine) monocromática
    (photograph) fotografía (feminine) en blanco y negro
    Example sentences
    • Pioneering monochromes by Malevich, Rodchenko, Reinhardt, Klein and Ryman employ just one color, unlike many later examples that feature a dominant but not single hue.
    • In subsequent works, he geometrically structured the stippled monochromes to toy with color contrasts.
    • The new works may be her most reserved and elegant since the monochromes (such as charcoal on vellum) that she made in the late '80s.
  • 2 uncountable (technique) painted in monochrome
    pintado en diferentes tonalidades de un mismo color
    photographed in monochrome
    fotografiado en blanco y negro


  • (photograph/television)
    en blanco y negro
    Example sentences
    • The images are displayed on monochrome screens on the flight deck and on the lower deck.
    • These documentary pictures and the monochrome paintings exist side by side in an uneasy tension.
    • He also bemoaned today's monochrome screens and small displays.
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