verb (used with object), col·or·ized, col·or·iz·ing.

to cause to appear in color; enhance with color, especially by computer: to colorize old black-and-white movies for television.

Nearby words

  1. coloring,
  2. coloring book,
  3. colorism,
  4. colorist,
  5. colorization,
  6. colorized,
  7. colorless,
  8. colorlessly,
  9. colorrhagia,
  10. colorrhaphy

Also especially British, col·or·ise.

Origin of colorize

Related formscol·or·i·za·tion, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019