color in

phrasal verb

colored in; coloring in; colors in
: to add color to (a shape or picture) by using markers, crayons, colored pencils, etc.

Examples of color in in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Despite being blind, Stevie Wonder speaks of music notes eliciting different colors in his mind’s eye. Mark Travers, Forbes, 30 Nov. 2023 Second, allowing multiple colors in the field complicates the hunter’s split-second determination of a safe shot. WSJ, 29 Nov. 2023 The only color in Shayk’s otherwise monochrome look was her bright orange Birkin. Hannah Jackson, Vogue, 1 Nov. 2023 To test a color in your home, Elliott suggests painting large samples on poster board, but leaving a white border around the sample so the white of the board acts as a baseline. Michelle Brunner, Washington Post, 19 Oct. 2023 The printing process takes mere seconds per cup, and the 'Pro' version not only has the ability to print multiple colors in one design but features automatic sensors to recognize cup sizes and placement (meaning it can also be used for cocktails). Lela London, Forbes, 13 Nov. 2023 Skelley suggests using the two contrasting colors in playful patterns for a more cozy and casual twist on the elegant pairing. Halee Miller, Better Homes & Gardens, 7 Nov. 2023 Those colors in their homes but also everywhere from their clothes to their offices. Abbey White, The Hollywood Reporter, 21 Oct. 2023 Jon Balke’s score is a spare accompaniment that knows when to italicize the unease and when to color in the serenity. Robert Abele, Los Angeles Times, 20 Oct. 2023 See More

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“Color in.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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