Definition of contrasty in English:

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contrasty

Pronunciation: /ˈkɒntrɑːsti/

adjective

informal
(Of a photograph, film, or television picture) showing a high degree of contrast: the picture is sharp and contrasty, not a muted grey
More 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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