in living color

Definition of in living color

:in the bright colors of real life
  • a television program shown in living color
often used figuratively or humorously
  • His opinions are aired once a week in living color.

Word by Word Definitions

living play
  1. : having life

  2. : active, functioning

  3. : exhibiting the life or motion of nature : natural

  1. : the condition of being alive

  2. : means of subsistence : livelihood

  3. : estate, property

color play
  1. : a phenomenon of light (such as red, brown, pink, or gray) or visual perception that enables one to differentiate otherwise identical objects

  2. : the aspect of the appearance of objects and light sources that may be described in terms of hue, lightness, and saturation (see saturation 4) for objects and hue, brightness, and saturation for light sources

  3. : a color other than and as contrasted with black, white, or gray

  1. : to give color to

  2. : to change the color of (as by dyeing, staining, or painting)

  3. : to change as if by dyeing or painting: such as


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