HyperDic: calico

English > 3 senses of the word calico:
ADJECTIVEpertcalicomade of calico or resembling calico in being patterned
allcalico, motley, multicolor, multi-color, multicolour, multi-colour, multicolored, multi-colored, multicoloured, multi-coloured, painted, particolored, particoloured, piebald, pied, varicolored, varicolouredhaving sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly
NOUNartifactcalicocoarse cloth with a bright print
calico > pronunciation
Soundskae'lahkow.
RhymesAcapulco ... zydeco: 56 rhymes with kow...
English > calico: 3 senses > adjective 1, pert
Meaningmade of calico or resembling calico in being patterned.
Examples
  • "calico dresses"
  • "a calico cat"
Nounscalicocoarse cloth with a bright print
English > calico: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningHaving sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly.
Synonymsmotley, multicolor, multi-color, multicolour, multi-colour, multicolored, multi-colored, multicoloured, multi-coloured, painted, particolored, particoloured, piebald, pied, varicolored, varicoloured
Broadercolored, coloured, colorfulHaving color or a certain color
Spanishabigarrado, multicolor
Catalanabigarrat, multicolor
Nounscalicocoarse cloth with a bright print
English > calico: 3 senses > noun 1, artifact
Meaningcoarse cloth with a bright print.
Broaderfabric, cloth, material, textileartifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting / crocheting natural or synthetic fibers
Spanishcalicó, percal
Catalancalicó
Adjectivescalicomade of calico or resembling calico in being patterned
calicohaving sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly

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