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English adjective: colorful

1. colorful having striking color


SamplesColorful autumn leaves.


Synonymscolourful


Similarablaze, bright, brilliant, changeable, chatoyant, deep, fluorescent, iridescent, prismatic, psychedelic, rich, shot, shrill, vibrant, vivid


See alsochromatic


Attributecolor, colour, vividness


Antonymscolorless, colourless

2. colorful striking in variety and interest


SamplesA colorful period of history.
A colorful character.
Colorful language.


Synonymscolourful


Similarbrave, braw, flashy, gaudy, gay, jazzy, many-sided, noisy, picturesque, showy, sporty


Antonymscolorless, colourless

3. colorful having color or a certain color; sometimes used in combination


SamplesColored crepe paper.
The film was in color.
Amber-colored heads of grain.


Synonymscolored, coloured


Similarbay, bichrome, bicolor, bicolored, bicolour, bicoloured, black, blackened, blue-flowered, brightly-colored, brightly-coloured, buff-colored, buff-coloured, calico, chestnut-colored, chestnut-coloured, chocolate-colored, chocolate-coloured, cinnamon colored, cinnamon coloured, cinnamon-colored, cinnamon-coloured, cinnamon-red, cream-colored, creamy-colored, creamy-white, crimson, dark-colored, dark-coloured, dichromatic, dun-colored, dun-coloured, dusky-colored, dusky-coloured, fawn-colored, fawn-coloured, flame-colored, flame-coloured, flesh-colored, flesh-coloured, flushed, garnet-colored, garnet-coloured, ginger, gingery, gold-colored, gold-coloured, honey-colored, honey-coloured, indigo, lead-colored, lead-coloured, liver, liver-colored, metal-colored, metal-coloured, metallic-colored, metallic-coloured, monochromatic, monochrome, monochromic, monochromous, motley, multi-color, multi-colored, multi-colour, multi-coloured, multicolor, multicolored, multicolour, multicoloured, neutral-colored, neutral-coloured, olive-colored, olive-coloured, orange-colored, orange-coloured, orange-flowered, orange-hued, painted, pale-colored, pale-hued, particolored, particoloured, pastel-colored, peach-colored, piebald, pied, polychromatic, polychrome, polychromic, purple-flowered, red, red-faced, red-flowered, reddened, roan, rose-colored, rosy-colored, rust-colored, silver-colored, straw-colored, straw-coloured, tawny-colored, tawny-coloured, trichromatic, trichrome, tricolor, varicolored, varicoloured, violet-colored, violet-coloured, violet-flowered, violet-purple


Attributecolor, coloring, colour, colouring


Antonymsuncolored, uncoloured









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