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Topic: PAINTING AND DRAWING

Language: Old English
Origin: hiw

hue

noun
     
hue [countable] literary
1 a colour or type of colour [↪ tint, shade]:
a golden hue
2 a type of opinion, belief etc
of every hue/of all hues (=of many kinds)
political opinions of every hue
WORD FOCUS: colour WORD FOCUS: colour
a particular kind of colour: shade, hint, hue

words for describing dark colours: dark, deep, rich

words for describing light colours: light, pale, soft, pastel

words for describing bright colours: bright, brilliant, vivid, garish disapproving, gaudy disapproving

having a lot of colours: colourful, multicoloured British English/multicolored American English


See also
colour
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