Übersetzung von “colour” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch

colour

colour [ ˈkʌlər ] Brit
see color

(Übersetzung von “colour” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

colour

noun /ˈkalə/

a quality which objects have, and which can be seen, only when light falls on them

couleur
What colour is her dress?
Red, blue and yellow are colours.

paint(s)

peinture
That artist uses water-colours.

(a) skin-colour varying with race

couleur
people of all colours.

vividness; interest

couleur
There’s plenty of colour in his stories.
coloured adjective

having colour

coloré
She prefers white baths to coloured baths.

belonging to a dark-skinned race

de couleur
There are only two white families living in this street – the rest are coloured.
colourful adjective

full of colour

vif
a colourful pattern.

vivid and interesting

coloré
a colourful account of his experiences.
colouring noun

something used to give colour

colorant
She put pink colouring in the icing.

complexion

teint
She had very high colouring (= a very pink complexion).
colourless adjective

without colour

incolore
Water is colourless.

not lively or interesting

terne
a colourless young woman.
colours noun plural

the distinction of winning a place in the team in some sports

sélection (pour faire partie de l’équipe)
He won his cricket colours last season.

a flag

drapeau
Army regiments salute the colours when on parade.

a tunic of certain colours worn by a jockey to show that his race-horse belongs to a certain person.

couleurs
colour-blind adjective

unable to tell the difference between certain colours

daltonien
As he was colour-blind he could not distinguish between red and green.
colour scheme noun

an arrangement or choice of colours in decorating a house etc.

combinaison de couleurs
off-colour adjective

not feeling well

souffrant
He was a bit off-colour the morning after the party.
colour in

to put colour into (drawings etc)

colorier
He coloured in all the oblong shapes on the page.
show oneself in one’s true colours

to show or express one’s real character, opinion etc

se révéler tel que l’on est vraiment
He pretends to be very generous but he showed himself in his true colours when he refused to give money to charity.
with flying colours

with great success

haut la main
He passed his exam with flying colours.

(Übersetzung von “colour” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)