Meaning of COLLAGE in English


noun Etymology: French, literally, gluing, from coller to glue, from colle glue, from Vulgar Latin *colla, from Greek kolla Date: 1919 1. an artistic composition made of various materials (as paper, cloth, or wood) glued on a surface, a creative work that resembles such a composition in incorporating various materials or elements , the art of making ~s, hodgepodge , a work (as a film) having disparate scenes in rapid succession without transitions, ~ transitive verb collagist noun

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