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cray·on

 (krā′ŏn′, -ən)
n.
1. A stick of colored wax, charcoal, or chalk, used for drawing.
2. A drawing made with one of these sticks.
tr.v. cray·oned, cray·on·ing, cray·ons
To draw, color, or decorate with a stick of colored wax, charcoal, or chalk.

[French, diminutive of craie, chalk, from Latin crēta.]

cray′on·ist (-ə-nĭst), cray′on·er (-ə-nər) n.

crayon

(ˈkreɪən; -ɒn)
n
1. (Art Terms) a small stick or pencil of charcoal, wax, clay, or chalk mixed with coloured pigment
2. (Art Terms) a drawing made with crayons
vb
(Art Terms) to draw or colour with crayons
[C17: from French, from craie, from Latin crēta chalk]
ˈcrayoner, ˈcrayonist n

cray•on

(ˈkreɪ ɒn, -ən)

n.
1. a pointed stick or pencil, as of colored chalk or wax, used for drawing or coloring.
2. a drawing in crayons.
v.t.
3. to draw or color with a crayon or crayons.
[1635–45; < French, =craie chalk (< Latin crēta clay, chalk) + -on n. suffix]
cray′on•ist, cray′on•er, n.

crayon


Past participle: crayoned
Gerund: crayoning

Imperative
crayon
crayon
Present
I crayon
you crayon
he/she/it crayons
we crayon
you crayon
they crayon
Preterite
I crayoned
you crayoned
he/she/it crayoned
we crayoned
you crayoned
they crayoned
Present Continuous
I am crayoning
you are crayoning
he/she/it is crayoning
we are crayoning
you are crayoning
they are crayoning
Present Perfect
I have crayoned
you have crayoned
he/she/it has crayoned
we have crayoned
you have crayoned
they have crayoned
Past Continuous
I was crayoning
you were crayoning
he/she/it was crayoning
we were crayoning
you were crayoning
they were crayoning
Past Perfect
I had crayoned
you had crayoned
he/she/it had crayoned
we had crayoned
you had crayoned
they had crayoned
Future
I will crayon
you will crayon
he/she/it will crayon
we will crayon
you will crayon
they will crayon
Future Perfect
I will have crayoned
you will have crayoned
he/she/it will have crayoned
we will have crayoned
you will have crayoned
they will have crayoned
Future Continuous
I will be crayoning
you will be crayoning
he/she/it will be crayoning
we will be crayoning
you will be crayoning
they will be crayoning
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been crayoning
you have been crayoning
he/she/it has been crayoning
we have been crayoning
you have been crayoning
they have been crayoning
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been crayoning
you will have been crayoning
he/she/it will have been crayoning
we will have been crayoning
you will have been crayoning
they will have been crayoning
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been crayoning
you had been crayoning
he/she/it had been crayoning
we had been crayoning
you had been crayoning
they had been crayoning
Conditional
I would crayon
you would crayon
he/she/it would crayon
we would crayon
you would crayon
they would crayon
Past Conditional
I would have crayoned
you would have crayoned
he/she/it would have crayoned
we would have crayoned
you would have crayoned
they would have crayoned
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.crayon - writing implement consisting of a colored stick of composition wax used for writing and drawingcrayon - writing implement consisting of a colored stick of composition wax used for writing and drawing
writing implement - an implement that is used to write
Verb1.crayon - write, draw, or trace with a crayon
draw - represent by making a drawing of, as with a pencil, chalk, etc. on a surface; "She drew an elephant"; "Draw me a horse"
Translations
قَـلَم رَسْـمقَلَم مُلَوَّنيَرسُم بقلم الرَّسـم
pastelkauhelkreslit
farvekridtfarveblyant
väriliitu
kreda u boji
krétával rajzolszínes ceruza
krítarlitur, litblÿanturteikna
クレヨン
크레용
piešti spalvotu pieštuku/spalvota kreidaspalvota kreidaspalvotas pieštukas
krāsains zīmulispasteliszīmēt ar krāsainiem zīmuļiem/pasteļiem
kresliť pastelkoupastelka
barvna kredavoščenka
krita
ดินสอสี
mum boyamum boya ile resim yapmak
bút chì màu

crayon

[ˈkreiən]
A. N (Art) → pastel m, lápiz m de tiza; (child's) → lápiz m de color
B. VTdibujar al pastel

crayon

[ˈkreɪən ˈkreɪɒn] ncrayon m de couleur

crayon

n
(= pencil)Buntstift m; (= wax crayon)Wachs(mal)stift m; (= chalk crayon)Pastellstift m, → Malkreide f
(= picture)Pastell nt, → Kreide- or Pastellzeichnung f
vti(mit Bunt-/Wachsmal-/Pastellstiften) zeichnen or malen

crayon

[ˈkreɪən] n (wax) → pastello a cera; (chalk) → gessetto; (coloured pencil) → matita colorata

crayon

(ˈkreiən) noun
a coloured pencil or stick of chalk etc for drawing with.
verb
to use crayons to draw a picture etc.

crayon

قَلَم مُلَوَّن pastelka farvekridt Wachsmalstift κραγιόνι lápiz de color väriliitu crayon de couleur kreda u boji pastello クレヨン 크레용 kleurpotlood fargestift kredka giz de cera, lápis de cera цветной карандаш krita ดินสอสี mum boya bút chì màu 蜡笔
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