coloring book


Definition of coloring book

: a book of line drawings for coloring (as with crayons)

Examples of coloring book in a Sentence

I bought my son a new coloring book.
Recent Examples on the Web Eisner compares this to a coloring book, in which a human uses Datalog to sketch the outline of the image—the hard facts—but then a neural network colors in the picture based on probabilities—softer tendencies— it's learned from training data. Jeremy Kahn, Fortune, "Disco, bell bottoms, big hair…and cutting-edge A.I.?," 8 Sep. 2020 Jamezly will create sketches of the women to be used as coloring book-style pages that will be given to young people who visit the city’s cultural venues. Scott Luxor,, "City makes room for young creatives to learn business of the arts," 3 Sep. 2020 Erin Napier took to Instagram on Saturday to share a couple snaps of her store's first-ever coloring book, dubbed Erin's Sketchbook. Kelly Corbett, House Beautiful, "Erin Napier's 'Home Town' Sketches Have Been Made Into a Fun Coloring Book for All Ages," 31 Aug. 2020 The coloring book contains over fifty sketches of the stunning Laurel, Mississippi, homes that Erin and Ben Napier renovated during the show's last four seasons. Kelly Corbett, House Beautiful, "Erin Napier's 'Home Town' Sketches Have Been Made Into a Fun Coloring Book for All Ages," 31 Aug. 2020 The Lucy Burns Museum in Lorton, Virginia, has videos and a coloring book about the suffrage movement. Marylou Tousignant, Washington Post, "One ‘good boy’ helped give women the right to vote," 17 Aug. 2020 However, the coloring book is marketed to adults, not children. Len La Rocca, USA TODAY, "Fact check: 'Hot Cup of Joe' is a Biden coloring book but isn't for kids," 12 Aug. 2020 To help stimulate the minds and fill the bellies of students from families in need, a Detroit gallery and restaurant have teamed up to provide kids with free dinners—and a special coloring book filled with sketches by renowned artists. Brigit Katz, Smithsonian Magazine, "A Detroit Gallery Is Providing Kids With Coloring Books—and Meals—Amid COVID-19," 19 Mar. 2020 The family responded with the room number by writing on the girl’s coloring book. Silvia Foster-frau,, "Haitian family detained 3 weeks in San Antonio hotel," 1 July 2020

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First Known Use of coloring book

1849, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of coloring book was in 1849

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17 Sep 2020

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“Coloring book.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of coloring book

: a book of pictures that you color in with crayons, markers, etc.

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Kids Definition of coloring book

: a book of drawings made in solid lines for coloring

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