Definition of Discolor

1. Verb. Lose color or turn colorless. "The painting discolored"

Generic synonyms: Change
Specialized synonyms: Wash Out
Antonyms: Color



2. Verb. Cause to lose or change color. "The detergent discolored my shirts"

3. Verb. Change color, often in an undesired manner. "The shirts discolored"

Definition of Discolor

1. v. t. To alter the natural hue or color of; to change to a different color; to stain; to tinge; as, a drop of wine will discolor water; silver is discolored by sea water.

Definition of Discolor

1. Verb. To change or lose color. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Discolor

1. to alter the color of [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Discolor

discographic
discographical
discographies
discography
discoherent
discoid
discoid lupus erythematosus
discoidal
discoidal cleavage
discoidin
discoids
discoing
discolike
discolith
discoliths
discolor (current term)
discolor'd
discoloration
discolorations
discolored
discolorer
discoloring
discolorise
discolorize
discolors
discolour
discolour'd
discolouration
discolourations
discoloured

Literary usage of Discolor

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1. The Mosquitoes of North and Central America and the West Indies by Leland Ossian Howard, Harrison Gray Dyar, Frederick Knab (1917)
"ORIGINAL DESCRIPTION OF CULEX discolor: Female. Differs from the above description of nanus as follows: palpi with a cluster of white scales at the apices, ..."

2. Birds by Eugene William Oates, William Thomas Blanford (1889)
"Certhia discolor. The Sikhim Tree-Creeper. ... Resembles C. discolor. Differs in having the chin, throat, and upper part of breast pure buff, and the lower ..."

3. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1876)
"... Warbler Dendroica discolor) in January in South Carolina. — On January 9, 1922, I saw and thoroughly identified an adult male of this species within a ..."

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