Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

decolorant

[dee-kuhl-er-uh nt]
adjective
  1. having the property of removing color; bleaching.
Show More
noun
  1. a decolorant substance or agent.
Show More
Also especially British, de·col·our·ant.

Origin of decolorant

First recorded in 1860–65; decolor + -ant
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for decolorant

Historical Examples of decolorant

  • When the dye has sunk in, the decolorant can be easily applied with a paint-brush.

    The Decoration of Leather

    Georges de Rcy


British Dictionary definitions for decolorant

decolorant

adjective
  1. able to decolour or bleach
Show More
noun
  1. a substance that decolours
Show More
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012