• synonyms


  1. monochrome.
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Origin of monotint

First recorded in 1885–90; mono- + tint
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Examples from the Web for monotint

Historical Examples

  • The sea-fog had vanished, and the south of Scotland lay spread beneath us from sea to sea, like a map in monotint.

    The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 20 (of 25)

    Robert Louis Stevenson

  • The circle of our telescope shows the clean-cut horizon ruling a thread on the monotint of sea and sky.


    David W. Bone

British Dictionary definitions for monotint


  1. another word for monochrome (def. 3), monochrome (def. 4)
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