contrastnoun [C or U]uk /ˈkɒn.trɑːst/ us /ˈkɑːn.træst/
- There's a striking contrast between what he does and what he says he does.
- The mountains stood in sharp contrast to the blue sky.
- The president spoke with passion for an hour, in marked contrast to his subdued address to the parliament yesterday.
- I love the contrast between the sharpness of the lemon and the sweetness of the honey.
- Did you see the photos of her before and after her makeover? What a contrast!
contrastverbuk /kənˈtrɑːst/ us /kənˈtræst/
- Her later sensual works contrast starkly with the harsh earlier paintings.
- The president's passionate speech contrasted strongly with his subdued address to the parliament yesterday.
- What he said contrasted strikingly with what he actually did.
- The designer chose bright curtains and cushions that contrast with the subdued wallpaper.
- The sharpness of the lemon contrasts deliciously with the sweetness of the sugar.
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