watercolour

US watercolor

noun

  1. Also called: pure watercolourwater-soluble pigment, applied in transparent washes and without the admixture of white pigment in the lighter tones
  2. any water-soluble pigment, including opaque kinds such as gouache and tempera
  1. a painting done in watercolours
  2. (as modifier)a watercolour masterpiece
the art or technique of painting with such pigments

Nearby words

  1. waterborne,
  2. waterbrain,
  3. waterbuck,
  4. waterbury,
  5. watercolor,
  6. watercourse,
  7. watercraft,
  8. watercress,
  9. waterdog,
  10. watered

Derived Formswatercolourist or US watercolorist, noun

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