Origin of false colors
Words nearby false colors
How to use false colors in a sentence
And no issue should be defined by its outliers because it paints a false picture.
He has contributed to a false picture of law enforcement based on isolated injustices.
“Nothing else to do” was the most common response for why people chose to go to The Ball, though that rang a little false to me.The Craziest Date Night for Single Jews, Where Mistletoe Is Ditched for Shots|Emily Shire|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It treats touchscreens and TV programs as just one more way to introduce toddlers to animals, colors, and other concepts.Yes, Your Toddler Can Watch TV: The New Rules for Screen Time|Russell Saunders|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
With the first set I did, the colors of the couch determined that the rest of it would be blue and yellow and white.#Setinthestreet: Your Street Corner Is Their Art Project|James Joiner|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Mrs. Woodbury paints in oils and water-colors; the latter are genre scenes, and among them are several Dutch subjects.
According to the general verdict, she was equally successful in oils and water-colors.
But the sheer quantity of the inflated currency and false money forces prices higher still.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
The rest is done by cutting away two upper and four under-teeth, and substituting false ones at the desired angle.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
He was thrashed at school before the Jews and the hubshi, for the heinous crime of bringing home false reports of progress.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling
Other Idioms and Phrases with false colors
Pretense, misrepresentation, or hypocrisy; deceptive statements or actions. For example, She's sailing under false colors—she claims to be a Republican, but endorses Democratic legislation. This term alludes to the practice of pirate ships sailing under false colors—that is, running a particular flag specifically to lure another vessel close enough to be captured. [Late 1600s]