Definition of colour snap in English:

colour snap

(US color snap)

noun

  • 1In form Coloursnap. attributive Designating a process for producing colour photographs. Now historical and rare.

  • 2Originally: a photograph produced using this process (now disused). Now more generally: a photographic snapshot taken in colour.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in The Daily Telegraph. From colour + snap.

Pronunciation

colour snap

/ˈkʌlə snap/