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Definition of "watercolor" []

  • A paint composed of a water-soluble pigment. (noun)
  • A work that is executed through the use of this paint. (noun)
  • The art of using watercolors. (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 "watercolor" in a sentence
  • "The term watercolor refers to paints that use water soluble, complex carbohydrates as a binder."
  • "That's the unlikely setup for the series of children's books that are written and illustrated in watercolor by Jon J."
  • "I was looking at a painting (apparently, done in watercolor) that, for some reason, was scotch-taped to the refrigerator."