Improve your vocabulary with this list of 71 color related words!

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71 color related words

Improve your vocabulary with this list of 71 color related words!


WORD MEANING
1 BLACK AND BLUE Discoloured
from coagulation of blood below the
surface of the skin
2 BLACK AND
WHITE
A)print or in writing

B)explicit,
unmistakable terms

3 BLACK BELT The
rank of an expert in a system of self-defense such as judo or karate
4 BLACK BOOK A record of public
liable to punishment
5
BLACK BOX
A
flight-recorder
6 BLACK DEATH A form of plague that
was pandemic throughout Europe and much of Asia in the 14th
century
7 BLACK DIAMOND (Informal)
coal
8 BLACK DOG A melancholy state or
mood; depression
9 BLACK GOLD Crude
oil
10 BLACK HEART A disease of potatoes
and other plants, in which the inner tissues darken
11 BLACKLIST A
list of persons or organizations to be disapproved of, boycotted, or
suspected of disloyalty
12 BLACKOUT A temporary loss of
consciousness or vision. A suppression or stoppage, as of news for political
reasons
13 BLACK SHEEP A
person considered undesirable or disgraceful by his family or peer group
14 BLACK WIDOW A spider, of which the
extremely venomous female is black with red markings
15 BLUE BABY An
infant born with bluish skin caused by inadequate supply of oxygen indicative
of a congenital malfunction of the heart
16 BLUEBEARD A man thought to be a wife-slayer
or a killer of women
17 BLUEBOOK An official
publication of the British Government. So named from its blue covers
18 BLUE CHIP A stock that sells at
a high price because of public confidence in its profit-making ability and
safety
19 BLUE COLLAR Of or
pertaining to wage-earners in jobs
performed in clothing such as overalls and often involving manual labour
20 BLUE-EYED BOY The male favorite of a
person or group
21 BLUE FLIER The
full grown female red kangaroo
22 BLUE FUNK A state of panic
23 BLUE GUM A tall
timber tree, native to Australia having aromatic leaves that yield a
medicinal oil
24 BLUE PENCIL Edit, revise or
correct with; to censor
25 BLUEPRINT And
carefully designed plan or model
26 BLUES A state of depression
or melancholy
27 BLUE STOCKING A
serious intellectual or scholarly woman
28 BLUE VITRIOL The blue hydrated
crystalline form of copper sulphate
29 INTO THE BLUE Into
the remote distance, out of sight and knowledge
30 BROWN COAL Lignite (a type of
coal)
31 BROWNED OFF Bored,
unhappy or annoyed; fed up
32 BROWN FIELD Refers to an area of
land in a city that was used by offices or an industry in the past and that
is now, perhaps acquired and cleared for new building development
33 BROWN-NOSE To ingratiate
oneself with; behave in a demeaning manner towards
34 BROWNSHIRT A nazi militia
35 BROWN STUDY A
state of deep thought
36 BROWN SUGAR A)unrefined or
partially refined sugar

B) a coarse, low-grade
variety of heroin from south east Asia

37 GREENBACK (in
US currency) a dollar bill
38 GREEN BAN (Australian) a refusal
by a trade union to do work that may harm the environment
39 GREEN BELT An
area of parks, farmland or uncultivated land surrounding a town or city
40 GREEN BOTTLE A common insect
related to flies that has a green metallic colouring and lays its eggs in
decaying flesh
41 GREEN CARD A)international
insurance document for motorists

B)a
us permit for foreigners, allowing unconditional residence

42 GREEN-EYED Jealous(green with
envy)
43 GREEN FINGERS The
ability to grow plants successfully
44 GREEN GROCER A retailer of fresh
fruit and vegetables
45 GREEN HORN A)an
inexperienced or immature person

B)a
gullible person

46 GREEN KEEPER A person who looks
after the greens of golf courses
47 GREEN PAPER (Britain)a
government document published to allow consultation among interested parties
before legislative proposals are finalized
48 RED BLOODED Strong, brave or
virile
49 RED BRIGADE A terrorist
group formed in Italy in1969 and committed to the abolition of capitalist
society
50 CATCH RED-HANDED Catch in the act of
committing or having just committed a crime
51 RED HERRING Something that draws attention away from the matter
or issue at hand
52 RED-LETTER Memorable, “a red
-letter day”
53 WHITE COAL Water
regarded as a source of power
54 WHITE COLLAR Of, pertaining to, or
designating those workers, usually salaried whose work usually does not
involve manual labour and who may be expected to dress with some degree of
formality
55 WHITE DAMP A poisonous
gas, consisting primarily of carbon monoxide, that occurs in coal mines
56 WHITE ELEPHANT A) a rare whitish or
light-grey form of the Asian elephant, often regarded as special venerations
in regions of south-eastern Asia

B)something that is
large, costly and perhaps impressive but expensive to maintain; unproductive
and consequently unwanted

C)an expensive project
or venture which comes to nothing or turns out to be a failure

57 WHITE FACE Completely
white make-up, as worn by a clown
58 WHITE FEATHER A sign of cowardice
59 WHITE GOLD An
alloy of gold and nickel or palladium and sometimes containing small amounts
of silver, copper or zinc, having the colour of platinum
60 WHITE-HOT So hot as to glow with
a bright white light; broadly, hotter than red-hot
61 WHITE LIE A
diplomatic or well-intentioned untruth
62 WHITE MAGIC Magic used for good
purposes or against evil
63 WHITE NOISE Acoustical
or electrical noise in which the intensity is the small at all frequencies
within a given band
64 WHITE PAPER an
official statement or report published by a government, providing issue and
presenting the government’s own policy
65 WHITE PLAQUE Tuberculosis
of the lungs
66 YELLOW FEVER (Also called “yellow
jack”)an acute infections disease of sub-tropical and tropical areas caused
by a virus transmitted by a mosquito
67 YELLOW FLAG A)yellow

B)a
yellow flag hoisted to warn of disease on-board a ship

68 YELLOW METAL A)a form of brass
containing about 60% copper and 40%
zinc

B)gold

69 YELLOW PERIL The
threat or the alleged threat that oriental races, especially the Chinese,
will invade or destroy Europe or western civilized countries
70 YELLOW SPOT A part of the human
retina
71 YELLOW STREAK A
proneness to cowardice and disloyalty

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