- to change or spoil the color of; fade or stain.
- to change color; become faded or stained.
Origin of discolor
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Examples from the Web for 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
Word Origin and History for discolor
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