colours, 3rd person singular present; colors, 3rd person singular present; coloring, present participle; colored, past tense; coloured, past tense; colouring, present participle; coloured, past participle; colored, past participle;
Change the color of (something) by painting or dyeing it with crayons, paints, or dyes
Take on a different color
the foliage will not color well if the soil is too rich
Use crayons to fill (a particular shape or outline) with color
color the head, eyes, and bill with crayons
Make vivid or picturesque
he has colored the dance with gestures from cabaret and vaudeville
(of a person or their skin) Show embarrassment or shame by becoming red; blush
everyone stared at him, and he colored slightly
Cause (a person or their skin) to change in color
rage colored his pale complexion
(of a particular color) Imbue (a person's skin)
a faint pink flush colored her cheeks
(of an emotion) Imbue (a person's voice) with a particular tone
surprise colored her voice
Influence, esp. in a negative way; distort
the experiences had colored her whole existence
Misrepresent by distortion or exaggeration
witnesses might color evidence to make a story saleable
coloring: a digestible substance used to give color to food; "food color made from vegetable dyes"
color: a visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect; "a white color is made up of many different wavelengths of light"
coloring: the act or process of changing the color of something
Alternative spelling of coloring; Alternative spelling of coloring
The head is dark brown above and white below with emerald-green eyes and a yellow throat. Males are either a leafy-green colour with a light green belly or bright green or yellow with black-edged scales.
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