Definition of discolor
: to alter or change the hue or color of
: to change color especially for the worse
Examples of discolor in a sentence
The fabric is guaranteed not to discolor.
The wine stain discolored the rug.
Origin and Etymology of discolor
Middle English discolouren, from Anglo-French desculurer, from Late Latin discolorari, from Latin discolor of another color, from dis- + color color
First Known Use: 14th century
DISCOLOR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of discolor for English Language Learners
: to change in color especially in a bad way
DISCOLOR Defined for Kids
Definition of discolor for Students
: to change in color especially for the worse
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