Definition of colourblock in English:


(also colourblocked) (US colorblocked, colorblock)


  • (in fashion and design) denoting or relating to an item characterized by contrasting blocks or panels of solid, typically bright colour.

    ‘a colourblock teal-and-yellow dress’
    ‘a pair of colourblocked platform sandals’
    ‘I love the colourblock trend’
    • ‘Try vibrant shoes - metallic heels, colourblock clutches or a snake print, to enhance the look.’
    • ‘This slim-fit shirt with a sporty sensibility comes in a colourblocked, raw Oxford twill fabric with a contrast color placket and traditional buttoned cuffs.’
    • ‘The model looked quietly stylish in the snug furry black coat, a monochrome colourblock jumper, ripped black jeans and heeled ankle boots.’
    • ‘We love how Olivia's furry vest lent a touch of texture to her colourblocked top and slick white trousers.’
    • ‘Fill plain glass cylinders or apothecary jars with single or multicoloured jelly beans for a colourblock effect.’
    • ‘Excuse us while we put on our sunglasses so we can look directly at the shot of Roksanda's bright colourblock shift.’
    • ‘Alice dressed up in a body-conscious colourblocked sheath and lace-up ankle boots.’
    • ‘The Duchess also stepped out in a colourblock peach outfit and also a very daring yellow number.’
    • ‘From colourblock details to poppy graphics on luxe fabrics, they've got that live-in appeal we're totally on board with for Fall.’
    • ‘But the seaming even turned up in spirit in colourblock turtlenecks, worn under tunics.’