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Definition of "colorize" [colorize]

  • To impart color to (black-and-white film) by means of a computer-assisted process: "Be prepared . . . for the . . . colorized version of Topper” ( Vincent Canby). (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "colorize" in a sentence
  • "# or just call colorize method this way: print Term:: ANSIColor:: Markup - > colorize ($text);"
  • "Luckily, Ted Turner found a way to use those movies he got in the MGM / UA deal to start TCM, rather than to "colorize" those movies, as they are just as good in B&W."
  • "I guess this shouldn't be too shocking given that guy who used to own the studio tried to colorize Citizen Kane. joenostalgia"