Definition of collage noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈkɒlɑːʒ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//kəˈlɑːʒ//
    Artwork and techniques, Crafts and skills
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  1. 1[uncountable, countable] the art of making a picture by sticking pieces of coloured paper, cloth, or photographs onto a surface; a picture that you make by doing this See related entries: Artwork and techniques, Crafts and skills
  2. 2[countable] a collection of things, which may be similar or different an interesting collage of 1960s songs
  3. Word Originearly 20th cent.: from French, literally ‘gluing’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: collage