col·​or·​way | \ ˈkə-lər-ˌwā How to pronounce colorway (audio) \

Definition of colorway

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

Examples of colorway in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Available in yellow, rose gold or silver, there's a colorway and texture to suit everybody. Katie Attardo, Marie Claire, "Jennifer Fisher Hoops Have Amassed a Cult Following," 2 Dec. 2020 Snag one starting at just $229.99, down from its usual starting price of $279.99, in any colorway. Chelsea Stone, CNN Underscored, "The best sales to shop this weekend: Fire HD tablets, Uncommon Goods, Gap and more," 6 Nov. 2020 Along with the new exterior changes, the restaurant will be scaling back on its hallmark orange and white colorway. Shelby Stewart, Chron, "Bellmead is home to Whataburger's new (and most divisive) restaurant design," 3 Dec. 2020 The gray pair is 50% off, but the black colorway is also majorly on sale for $59. Courtney Thompson, CNN Underscored, "The best early Black Friday sales at Lululemon," 23 Nov. 2020 Stuff their stocking with this gel nail palette, featuring 34 nail strips in a sparkly rose colorway, applied directly to their nails and then filed down. Kiana Murden, CNN Underscored, "46 beauty products you should honestly just gift yourself," 24 Nov. 2020 Other than these tweaks and the new platinum colorway, the Pro X offers the same slim dimensions and familiar experience as the original. Corey Gaskin, Ars Technica, "Microsoft just introduced the new $549 Surface Laptop Go," 1 Oct. 2020 Watt said the new colorway was inspired by his wife Kealia, who plays professional soccer for the Chicago Red Stars and was added to the United States Women's National Team roster in October. Matt Young, Chron, "New Reebok signature sneaker colorway celebrates J.J., Kealia Watt's wedding day," 10 Nov. 2020 Since its introduction in 1983, the all-black colorway has been a favorite among fans and a staple in many sneakerheads' closets. Landon Groves,, "eBay plans to authenticate all sneakers over $100 — here are the best items currently available," 27 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of colorway

1941, in the meaning defined above

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16 Jan 2021

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“Colorway.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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