a distinguishing emblem
"his tie proclaimed his school colors"
a flag that shows its nationality
The national flag flown by a ship at sea.
The British military ceremony of raising the flag.
The balls that score more than one point in snooker. Yellow, green, brown, blue, pink, and black.
Plural form of colour.
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
The flags or banners which distinguish the ships of different nations. Also, the regimental flags of the army. Hauling down colours in token of submission, and the use of signals, are mentioned by Plutarch in Themistocles.
Plural form and verb form of the word colour.
The colours of our clothing have an effect on the way we look.Submitted by MaryC on April 14, 2020
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Rank popularity for the word 'colours' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2400
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Rank popularity for the word 'colours' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1922
The numerical value of colours in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of colours in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Examples of colours in a Sentence
Do some interesting things that you have never done before! Add more colours to your life; enrich your existence with every kind of oddities!
White mind, white hand, white pen, white paper, and white ink, illustrate and delineate only the White House; thus hereupon, capitulate to that since here lies the World Peace; otherwise, colours may become the victim.
I muse with the greatest affection on every flower I have known from my infancy - their shapes and colours are as new to me as if I had just created them with a superhuman fancy - It is because they are connected with the most thoughtless and happiest moments of our lives.
There are many colours of roses to be used in different situations, but there must be a colour invented that could turn an enemy directly into a friend when we would give it to.
A just and reasonable modesty does not only recommend eloquence, but sets off every talent which a man can be possessed of. It heightens all the virtues which it accompanies; like the shades of paintings, it raises and rounds every figure, and makes the colours more beautiful, though not so glowing as they would be without it.
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