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Colour
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Colour as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

29 March 2021
Last seen in: The Mirror Classic

We found 85 answers for the crossword clue 'Colour', the most recent of which was seen in the The Mirror Classic.

This clue looks to be a standard clue as in it's a NON-CRYPTIC crossword based on the publications in which we have recently seen it.

We have given Colour a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Colour as an answer itself some 83 times.

Colour is a single word clue made up of 6 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'The Mirror Classic' on Wednesday, 07 April 2021 with the answer being RED, we also found RED to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • An outward or token appearance or form that is deliberately misleading; "he hoped his claims would have a semblance of authenticity"; "he tried to give his falsehood the gloss of moral sanction"; "the situation soon took on a different 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"
  • The timbre of a musical sound; "the recording fails to capture the true color of the original music"
  • (physics) the characteristic of quarks that determines their role in the strong interaction; "each flavor of quarks comes in three colors"
  • A race with skin pigmentation different from the white race (especially Blacks)
  • Any material used for its color; "she used a different color for the trim"
  • Affect as in thought or feeling; "My personal feelings color my judgment in this case"; "The sadness tinged his life"
  • Give a deceptive explanation or excuse for; "color a lie"
  • Decorate with colors; "color the walls with paint in warm tones"
  • Having or capable of producing colors; "color film"; "he rented a color television"; "marvelous color illustrations"
  • Change color, often in an undesired manner; "The shirts discolored"
  • Add color to; "The child colored the drawings"; "Fall colored the trees"; "colorize black and white film"
  • Modify or bias; "His political ideas color his lectures"
  • The appearance of objects (or light sources) described in terms of a person's perception of their hue and lightness (or brightness) and saturation
  • Interest and variety and intensity; "the Puritan Period was lacking in color"; "the characters were delineated with exceptional vividness"

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

DYE
Color with dye; "Please dye these shoes"

HUE
Suffuse with color

RED
Red color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of blood

4 Letters

BLUE
The sky as viewed during daylight; "he shot an arrow into the blue"

CYAN
Of a bluish shade of green

ECRU
A very light brown

FAWN
Try to gain favor by cringing or flattering; "He is always kowtowing to his boss"

GREY
Clothing that is a grey color; "he was dressed in grey"

NAVY
A dark shade of blue

PINK
A light shade of red

PLUM
A highly desirable position or assignment; "a political plum"

PUCE
A color varying from dark purplish brown to dark red

TINT
A quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color; "after several trials he mixed the shade of pink that she wanted"

5 Letters

AMBER
A deep yellow color; "an amber light illuminated the room"; "he admired the gold of her hair"

AZURE
A light shade of blue

BEIGE
A very light brown

BLACK
(board games) the darker pieces

BLUSH
Sudden reddening of the face (as from embarrassment or guilt or shame or modesty)

BROWN
A university in Rhode Island

COLOR
Change color, often in an undesired manner; "The shirts discolored"

CORAL
Marine colonial polyp characterized by a calcareous skeleton; masses in a variety of shapes often forming reefs

GLOSS
Give a shine or gloss to, usually by rubbing

GREEN
Green color or pigment; resembling the color of growing grass

IVORY
A shade of white the color of bleached bones

LILAC
Any of various plants of the genus Syringa having large panicles of usually fragrant flowers

MAUVE
Of a pale to moderate greyish violet color

OCHRE
Any of various earths containing silica and alumina and ferric oxide; used as a pigment

OLIVE
A yellow-green color of low brightness and saturation

PAINT
A substance used as a coating to protect or decorate a surface (especially a mixture of pigment suspended in a liquid); dries to form a hard coating; "artists use `paint' and `pigment' interchangeably"

SHADE
Protective covering that protects something from direct sunlight; "they used umbrellas as shades"; "as the sun moved he readjusted the shade"

STAIN
Produce or leave stains; "Red wine stains the table cloth"

TAUPE
A greyish brown

TAWNY
Of a light brown to brownish orange color; the color of tanned leather

TINGE
A pale or subdued color

WHITE
(usually in the plural) trousers made of flannel or gabardine or tweed or white cloth

6 Letters

CERISE
A red the color of ripe cherries

COPPER
Any of various small butterflies of the family Lycaenidae having coppery wings

INDIGO
A blue-violet color

MAROON
An exploding firework used as a warning signal

ORANGE
Round yellow to orange fruit of any of several citrus trees

PURPLE
Of a color intermediate between red and blue

VIOLET
A variable color that lies beyond blue in the spectrum

YELLOW
Cowardly or treacherous; "the little yellow stain of treason"-M.W.Straight; "too yellow to stand and fight"

7 Letters

APRICOT
A shade of pink tinged with yellow

COLORIN
Add color to; "The child colored the drawings"; "Fall colored the trees"; "colorize black and white film"

CRIMSON
A deep and vivid red color

DISTORT
Affect as in thought or feeling; "My personal feelings color my judgment in this case"; "The sadness tinged his life"

GAMBOGE
A strong yellow color

MAGENTA
A battle in 1859 in which the French and Sardinian forces under Napoleon III defeated the Austrians under Francis Joseph I

PIGMENT
Any substance whose presence in plant or animal tissues produces a characteristic color

SCARLET
A variable color that is vivid red but sometimes with an orange tinge

8 Letters

BRICKRED
A bright reddish-brown color

COLORING
The act or process of changing the color of something

COLORISE
Add color to; "The child colored the drawings"; "Fall colored the trees"; "colorize black and white film"

COLORIZE
Add color to; "The child colored the drawings"; "Fall colored the trees"; "colorize black and white film"

COLOURIN
Add color to; "The child colored the drawings"; "Fall colored the trees"; "colorize black and white film"

DISCOLOR
Lose color or turn colorless; "The painting discolored"

EMBLAZON
Decorate with heraldic arms

NAVYBLUE
A dark shade of blue

PEAGREEN
A shade of green tinged with yellow

SEAGREEN
The property of a moderate green color resembling the waters of the sea

TINCTURE
(pharmacology) a medicine consisting of an extract in an alcohol solution

9 Letters

CHERRYRED
A red the color of ripe cherries

COLOURING
The act or process of changing the color of something

COLOURISE
Add color to; "The child colored the drawings"; "Fall colored the trees"; "colorize black and white film"

COLOURIZE
Add color to; "The child colored the drawings"; "Fall colored the trees"; "colorize black and white film"

DISCOLOUR
Change color, often in an undesired manner; "The shirts discolored"

LIGHTBLUE

LIMEGREEN

ROYALBLUE
A shade of blue tinged with purple

SEMBLANCE
An outward or token appearance or form that is deliberately misleading; "he hoped his claims would have a semblance of authenticity"; "he tried to give his falsehood the gloss of moral sanction"; "the situation soon took on a different color"

VIVIDNESS
Interest and variety and intensity; "the Puritan Period was lacking in color"; "the characters were delineated with exceptional vividness"

10 Letters

COLORATION
Choice and use of colors (as by an artist)

OLIVEGREEN
A color that is lighter and greener than olive

SALMONPINK
A shade of pink tinged with yellow

11 Letters

BOTTLEGREEN
Dark to moderate or greyish green

COLOURATION
Choice and use of colors (as by an artist)

PEACOCKBLUE
A shade of blue tinged with green

12 Letters

CANARYYELLOW
A moderate yellow with a greenish tinge

EMERALDGREEN

PILLARBOXRED

13 Letters

PEOPLEOFCOLOR
A race with skin pigmentation different from the white race (especially Blacks)

14 Letters

PEOPLEOFCOLOUR
A race with skin pigmentation different from the white race (especially Blacks)

16 Letters

COLORINGMATERIAL
Any material used for its color; "she used a different color for the trim"

17 Letters

COLOURINGMATERIAL
Any material used for its color; "she used a different color for the trim"

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