col·​or·​way ˈkə-lər-ˌwā How to pronounce colorway (audio)
: a color or arrangement of colors
fabric sold in a variety of colorways

Examples of colorway in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Choose from a selection of solid, patterned, and three-tone colorways. Jessica MacDonald, Travel + Leisure, 27 Feb. 2024 This pattern also comes in six gorgeous colorways, from black and white to vibrant green. Wendy Vazquez, Southern Living, 23 Feb. 2024 Model and artist Gabrielle Richardson came out to support Collina Strada in a hoodie and lace skirt by the brand in pastel pink colorways and paired brown leather boots that had a vintage feel to them to tie her outfit together. Kerane Marcellus, Essence, 10 Feb. 2024 Keep in Mind There are limited colorways available. Andrea Wurzburger, Better Homes & Gardens, 29 Jan. 2024 The Apus Down Vest is the most vibrant item in the assortment, thanks to its bright orange colorway. Demetrius Simms, Robb Report, 24 Jan. 2024 In the cropped style, most of the smaller sizes are currently sold out in the more popular black and pink colorways, although the yellow version still has good stock numbers. Charley Ward, Condé Nast Traveler, 19 Jan. 2024 Holding a hometown connection with fellow point guard Damian Lillard, Adidas even released Gray’s own colorway of the adidas Dame 8 last year. Kimberly Wilson, Essence, 14 Feb. 2024 Three lighters are included in the collection, each with colorways that coordinate with the pens: Line 2, Maxjet and Slim 7. Nancy Olson, Forbes, 12 Feb. 2024 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1941, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of colorway was in 1941

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“Colorway.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Mar. 2024.

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