Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Having no color; colorless.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Devoid of color; colorless.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Free from color; colorless.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective sciences Uncoloured; not pigmented; lacking in colour.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective having no color

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[a– + chrom(o)– + –ic.]

Examples

  • When I tell you that you're bright, I'm telling you that if you are one of those brave people of color or estrogen who are able to overcome their poorly-lit genes and show intelligence, you too can be granted the glittering badge of brightness from a person qualified to know -- me, an achromic non-woman.

    Mike Amato: Why Are Women So 'Bright'?

  • When I tell you that you're bright, I'm telling you that if you are one of those brave people of color or estrogen who are able to overcome their poorly-lit genes and show intelligence, you too can be granted the glittering badge of brightness from a person qualified to know -- me, an achromic non-woman.

    Mike Amato: Why Are Women So 'Bright'?

  • When I tell you that you're bright, I'm telling you that if you are one of those brave people of color or estrogen who are able to overcome their poorly-lit genes and show intelligence, you too can be granted the glittering badge of brightness from a person qualified to know -- me, an achromic non-woman.

    Mike Amato: Why Are Women So 'Bright'?

  • When I tell you that you're bright, I'm telling you that if you are one of those brave people of color or estrogen who are able to overcome their poorly-lit genes and show intelligence, you too can be granted the glittering badge of brightness from a person qualified to know -- me, an achromic non-woman.

    Mike Amato: Why Are Women So 'Bright'?

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