- one of a pair of primary or secondary colors opposed to the other member of the pair on a schematic chart or scale (color wheel ), as green opposed to red, orange opposed to blue, or violet opposed to yellow.Compare analogous color.
- the relationship of these pairs of colors perceived as completing or enhancing each other.
Origin of complementary color
Words nearby complementary color
How to use complementary color in a sentence
Go for similar, complementary colors that won’t clash and you’ll be good to go.Best winter hats: Comfortable hats to keep you warm|Carsen Joenk|January 20, 2021|Popular-Science
Even other men of color considered Revels a curious figure, for Mississippi had never had a large free black population.The Black Man Who Replaced Jefferson Davis in the Senate|Philip Dray|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Similarly, a recent NPR report covered the challenges many police departments are having recruiting officers of color.
The losers have always been children in poverty, children of color, and children with disabilities.The ‘No Child’ Rewrite Threatens Your Kids’ Future|Jonah Edelman|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
In Brazil people color code their underwear according to their needs.
She says that every film she makes, she has to hit someone—The Color Purple, The Butler, and Selma.Ava DuVernay on ‘Selma,’ the Racist Sony Emails, and Making Golden Globes History|Marlow Stern|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The pink flowers are the largest while those of a yellow color are the smallest.
She was growing accustomed to like shocks, but she could not keep the mounting color back from her cheeks.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
Her attachment to impressionism leads this artist to many experiments in color—or, as one critic wrote, "to play with color."
She also practises etching, pen-and-ink drawing, as well as crayon and water-color sketching.
They are succeeded by kidney shaped capsules of a brown color.