Definition of secondary colour in English:

secondary colour


  • A colour resulting from the mixing of two primary colours.

    • ‘Each area is planted with shrubs depicting the six primary and secondary colours.’
    • ‘In the second class, we reviewed the color wheel, primary and secondary colors and then learned about complementary colors.’
    • ‘Paint the second fish using the secondary colors.’
    • ‘The secondary colors of pigment are the primary colors of light.’
    • ‘To enhance their ability to identify primary and secondary colours, the kids are allowed to play with woollen balls.’