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1. hue

noun. ['ˈhjuː'] the quality of a color as determined by its dominant wavelength.

Synonyms

  • color property
  • chromatic
  • chromaticity
  • achromatic

Antonyms

  • chromatic
  • chromatic color
  • uncolored
  • colored

Etymology

  • hewe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hiew (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • hu (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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How do you pronounce hue?

Pronounce hue as hju.

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Example sentences of the word hue


1. Noun, singular or mass
Turmeric was first used as a dye thanks to its rich, golden yellow hue.

Quotes containing the word hue


1. Souls cross ages like clouds cross skies, an' tho' a cloud's shape nor hue nor size don't stay the same, it's still a cloud an' so is a soul. Who can say where the cloud's blowed from or who the soul'll be 'morrow? Only Sonmi the east an' the west an' the compass an' the atlas, yay, only the atlas o' clouds.
- David Mitchell, Cloud Atlas

2. Nothing Stay Forever""Nature’s first green is gold,"Her hardest hue to hold."Her early leaf’s a flower;"But only so an hour."Then leaf subsides to leaf."So Eden sank to grief,"So dawn goes down today."Nothing gold can stay.-- Robert Frost
- S.E. Hinton, The Outsiders

3. Life is a train of moods like a string of beads; and as we pass through them they prove to be many colored lenses, which paint the world their own hue, and each shows us only what lies in its own focus.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

2. hue

verb. ['ˈhjuː'] suffuse with color.

Synonyms

  • colorise
  • imbue
  • colour
  • colour in
  • colourise
  • color in
  • color
  • colourize

Antonyms

  • achromatic color
  • colorlessness
  • blacken
  • stay

Etymology

  • hewe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hiew (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • hu (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. hue

verb. ['ˈhjuː'] take on color or become colored.

Synonyms

  • alter
  • modify
  • change

Antonyms

  • colorless
  • uninterestingness
  • colorful
  • black-and-white

Etymology

  • hewe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hiew (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • hu (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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