col·​or·​way | \ ˈkə-lər-ˌwā \

Definition of colorway

: a color or arrangement of colors fabric sold in a variety of colorways

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The eight-piece collection features an array of T-shirts, long-sleeves and hoodies coming in various colorways such as green, orange, black and beige. Michael Saponara, Billboard, "Nas Releases Kanye West-Designed 'Nasir' Merchandise," 15 June 2018 The brand also didn't go all out with too many colorways. Jarrel Harris,, "Ranking All 15 of LeBron James's Signature Sneakers," 16 Apr. 2018 And don't worry about sticking to traditional red and green colorways, either. Emma Bazilian, House Beautiful, "How Designer Scot Meacham Wood Decorates His Home For Christmas," 19 Dec. 2018 As for new hardware, Apple announced that the Apple Watch Series 4 will be available in silver, gold, and space gray colorways, shipping to consumers on September 21 with pre-orders starting on September 14. Valentina Palladino, Ars Technica, "Apple software updates are coming—watchOS 5, tvOS, iOS 12 on 9/17, macOS on 9/24," 12 Sep. 2018 The sneakers come in a white colorway with gold details and a molding of a roaring lion baring its teeth at the heel. Jihan Forbes, Allure, "LeBron James Teams Up With Harlem's Fashion Row on New Nike Sneakers, Inspired by Strong African-American Women," 5 Sep. 2018 The $255 watch comes in 41mm and 4 mm nylon and aluminum case sizes in six colorways. Tim Newcomb, Popular Mechanics, "PM Approved: Fossil Sport Touchscreen Smartwatch," 14 Nov. 2018 Currently available for pre-order, Jimmy Choo's Voyager boots are available in both men's and women's styles in three different colorways. Lauren Alexis Fisher, Harper's BAZAAR, "Jimmy Choo Debuts Smart Boots With Heated Insoles For Winter," 8 Nov. 2018 Adidas has also boosted demand by releasing the shoes in unique colorways. Nadra Nittle, Vox, "Why Yeezys, a brand based on exclusivity, are suddenly so easy to buy," 21 Sep. 2018

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First Known Use of colorway

1941, in the meaning defined above

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