English dictionary definition of:

colour British English spelling


  • the appearance of objects (or light sources) described in terms of a person's perception of their hue and lightness (or brightness) and saturation
  • an outward or token appearance or form that is deliberately misleading
  • a visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect
  • the timbre of a musical sound
  • interest and variety and intensity
  • (physics) the characteristic of quarks that determines their role in the strong interaction
  • a race with skin pigmentation different from the white race (especially Blacks)
  • any material used for its color


  • change color, often in an undesired manner
  • add color to
  • affect as in thought or feeling
  • give a deceptive explanation or excuse for
  • decorate with colors
  • modify or bias


  • having or capable of producing colors


color American English spelling coloration coloring American English spelling colorise colorize American English spelling colouration colouring British English spelling colourise colourize British English spelling discolor American English spelling discolour British English spelling distort emblazon gloss semblance tinge vividness

Scrabble score for colour

Scrabble score = 8

generated at 14:56:51 on 18-11-19

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