Definition of colour film in English:

colour film

(US color film)

noun

  • 1A coloured coating or pellicle.

  • 2A cinema film (or formerly a photograph) produced in natural colours.

  • 3A film suitable for producing colour photographs.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Philip Hamerton (1834–1894), artist and essayist. From colour + film.

Pronunciation

colour film

/ˈkʌlə ˌfɪlm/