Dis·col·or v. t. [imp. & p. p. Discolored p. pr. & vb. n. Discoloring.] [Written also discolour.]
1. To alter the natural hue or color of; to change to a different color; to stain; to tinge; as, a drop of wine will discolor water; silver is discolored by sea water.
2. To alter the true complexion or appearance of; to put a false hue upon.
To discolor all your ideas. --Watts.
v 1: lose color or turn colorless; "The painting discolored"
2: cause to lose or change color; "The detergent discolored my
3: change color, often in an undesired manner; "The shirts
discolored" [syn: discolour, colour, color]