Definition of contrasty in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkänˌtrastē/


(Of a photograph, movie, or television picture) showing a high degree of contrast.
Example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: con·trast·y

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