- to change or spoil the color of; fade or stain.
- to change color; become faded or stained.
Origin of discolor
Related Words for discolorsully, defile, rust, streak, blot, tarnish, soil, mark, mar, smear, stain, tinge, besmear, besmirch, tar
Examples from the Web for discolor
Historical Examples of discolor
Discolor was formerly in use; but the other has been generally adopted.The Hunters' Feast
The right eye showed a bruise that had already begun to discolor.Cursed
George Allan England
Should superstition be allowed to discolor the powerful waters or my activities?'Autobiography of a YOGI
Care is taken not to dip the feet or head in the water as this might discolor these parts.Ducks and Geese
Harry M. Lamon
I have let it discolor my married life and all the sunshine.The Entailed Hat
George Alfred Townsend