What does monochrome mean

monochrom (German)

Part of speech: adjective

positive monochrome, Comparative , Superlative
mo | no | chrome, No increase
Pronunciation / Stress:
IPA: [monoˈkʀoːm]
Word meaning / definition:
1) one color / one color
Origin of the term:
from greek: μόνος (mónos) "alone" and χρῶμα (chrőma) "color"
1) monochrome, uni
Opposite words:
1) polychrome
Subordinate terms:
1) monochromatic
Application examples:
1) The people in this city are like that monochrome dressed.


  • English: 1) monochrome, monochromatic
  • French: 1) monochrome
  • Interlingua: 1) monochrome
  • Icelandic: 1) graduation
  • Polish: 1) monochromatyczny
  • Swedish: 1) monocromic
  • Spanish: 1) monocromo (male), monocroma (Female)

Practical example sentences

Automatically selected examples in German:

On Christmas Eve, the RTL specialty channel only shows black and white classics from the 1930s to the 1970s - to round off the vintage feeling, the advertising itself is used monochrome broadcast.
digitalfernsehen.de, November 16, 2018

Big, small, colorful, monochrome: PixelNet's "Framenator" service arranges entire image compositions. Deliveries are complete, from the frame to the nail.
Computer picture, August 17, 2018

There was a lot in the first semi-final in Tel Aviv monochrome Advertising optics. In the end, love prevails in the same way as hate.
laut.de, May 15, 2019

The painter Yves Klein created eleven of the same color monochrome Images. By charging different prices for it, he once provoked the audience.
DIE ZEIT, January 15, 2019

Supermodel Gigi Hadid (23) chooses an airy, monochrome Outfit. It attracts everyone's attention with its gaudy look, but only partially convinced our jury.
Blick Online, January 12, 2019

They exist monochrome or multicolored, striped or checked, in subtle colors or brightly colored - the jerseys of the football clubs.
90min, March 26, 2020

Whether small, large, monochrome or colorful.
Brigitte.de, March 26, 2020

Now, in the dark season, it is all the more important: show your colors, get out of it monochrome Uniformity.
derStandard.at, December 10, 2019

The monochrome 2D horror adventure World of Horror by Panstasz and Ysbryd Games will start in Early Access for PC (Steam) on February 20, 2020 and cost just under $ 15.
4Players, January 20, 2020

A chunky plastic case, plus one monochrome Display and a few buttons - should that be an ingenious design? The block puzzle game 'Tetris' was a first killer app for the Game Boy.
Watson, May 29, 2020

The usage examples were selected automatically and may therefore contain errors.

Grammar / declensions

Inflection monochrom - The declension of the adjective monochrom

definite article
Masculinethe monochromeof the monochromethe monochromethe monochrome
Femininethe monochromethe monochromethe monochromethe monochrome
neuterthe monochromeof the monochromethe monochromethe monochrome
Pluralthe monochromethe monochromethe monochromethe monochrome
indefinite article
Masculinea monochromea monochromea monochromea monochrome one
Femininea monochromeone monochromeone monochromea monochrome
neutera monochromea monochromea monochromea monochrome
without article

Thesaurus & Synonyms

  • monochrome: having only one color; being in the same shade everywhere; of only one color
  • monochromatic
  • uni (French): having only one color, with a uniform hue
  • plain colors

Another word (synonym) for monochrome - Source: OpenThesaurus

Dictionary entries

Entries from our dictionary containing "monochrome":

monocromo: Translations German: 1) monochrom English: 1) monochrome, 1) monochromatic French: 1) monochrome Polish: 1) monochromatyczny

monochrome:… Color synonyms: 1) uni opposite words: 1) polychrome translations German: 1) monochrom English: monochrome, 1) monochromatic Italian: monocromo…

Green monitor: EDP: a monochrome monitor that displays green characters and graphics on a black background. Examples of use: 1) The green monitor restricts graphics processing compared to the color monitor, since it can only display green and black

Rhyme: German: -oːm: ... hematoma hippodrome homonomous carcinoma cosmodrome laserdrome melanoma metronome microsome monochrome motodrome orthodrome economist palindrome polychrome polynomial ...

monochrome: monochrome / monochromatic; monotonous Opposite words: 1) two-colored, multicolored; striped, checkered, patterned General terms: 1) colored Examples of use: 1) I find monochrome houses boring

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monochrome (German) Part of speech: Declined form Hyphenation: mo | no | chro | me Pronunciation / stress: IPA: [monoˈkʀoːmə]…

monochrome (German) Part of speech: Declined form Hyphenation: mo | no | chro | mem Pronunciation / stress: IPA: [monoˈkʁoːməm]…

monochrome (German) Part of speech: Declined form Hyphenation: mo | no | chro | men Pronunciation / stress: IPA: [monoˈkʀoːmən]…

monochrome (German) Part of speech: Declined form Hyphenation: mo | no | chro | mer Pronunciation / stress: IPA: [monoˈkʀoːmɐ]…

monochrome (German) Part of speech: Declined form Hyphenation: mo | no | chro | mes Pronunciation / Emphasis: IPA: [monoˈkʀoːməs]…

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