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Definition of "monochrome" []

  • A picture, especially a painting, done in different shades of a single color. (noun)
  • The art or technique of executing such a picture. (noun)
  • The state of being in a single color. (noun)
  • A black-and-white image, as in photography or on television. (noun)

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 "monochrome" in a sentence
  • "I resent the term monochrome and consider it racist"
  • "On the heels of her rainbow-bright appearance at Miu Miu's Paris show, Rihanna hit the streets looking decidedly more down to earth in monochrome leggings and a relaxed knit sweater."
  • "Camel twinned with shots of color or simple monochrome is this season's favorite fallback."