HyperDic: colorful

English > 3 senses of the word colorful:
ADJECTIVEallcolorful, colourfulhaving striking color
allcolorful, colourfulstriking in variety and interest
allcolorful, colored, colouredhaving color or a certain color
colorful > pronunciation
Soundskah'lerfahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > colorful: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHaving striking color.
Example"colorful autumn leaves"
Synonymcolourful
Attribute ofcolor, colour, vividnessinterest and variety and intensity
Narrowerablazeresembling flame in brilliance or color
bright, brilliant, vividHaving striking color
changeable, chatoyant, iridescent, shotVarying in color when seen in different lights or from different angles
deep, richStrong
fluorescentbrilliantly colored and apparently giving off light
prismaticExhibiting spectral colors formed by refraction of light through a prism
psychedelicHaving the vivid colors and bizarre patterns associated with psychedelic states
shrillOf colors that are bright and gaudy
vibrantOf colors that are bright and striking
See alsochromaticBeing or having or characterized by hue
Oppositecolorless, colourlessWeak in color
Spanishvistoso, vivo
Catalanacolorit, vistós, viu
English > colorful: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningstriking in variety and interest.
Examples
  • "a colorful period of history"
  • "a colorful character"
  • "colorful language"
Synonymcolourful
Narrowerbrave, braw, gaybrightly colored and showy
flashy, gaudy, jazzy, showy, sporty(used especially of clothes) marked by conspicuous display
many-sidedFull of variety or interest
noisyattracting attention by showiness or bright colors
picturesquestrikingly expressive
Oppositecolorless, colourlesslacking in variety and interest
Spanishvistoso
Catalanvistós
English > colorful: 3 senses > adjective 3
MeaningHaving color or a certain color; sometimes used in combination.
Synonymscolored, coloured
Attribute ofcolor, colour, coloring, colouringA visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect
Narrowerbay(used of animals especially a horse) of a moderate reddish-brown color
bicolor, bicolour, bicolored, bicoloured, bichrome, dichromaticHaving two colors
black, blackened(of the face) made black especially as with suffused blood
blue-floweredHaving blue flowers
brightly-colored, brightly-colouredHaving a bright color
buff-colored, buff-colouredHaving a buff color
chestnut-colored, chestnut-colouredHaving the brown color of chestnuts
chocolate-colored, chocolate-colouredHaving the color of dark chocolate
cinnamon-redRed tinged with cinnamon
cinnamon colored, cinnamon coloured, cinnamon-colored, cinnamon-colouredHaving the color of cinnamon
cream-colored, creamy-colored, creamy-whiteHaving the color of fresh cream
crimson, red, reddened, red-faced, flushed(especially of the face) reddened or suffused with or as if with blood from emotion or exertion
dark-colored, dark-coloured, dusky-colored, dusky-colouredHaving a dark color
dun-colored, dun-colouredHaving a dun color
fawn-colored, fawn-colouredHaving the color of a fawn
flame-colored, flame-colouredHaving the brilliant orange-red color of flames
flesh-colored, flesh-colouredHaving a bright red or pinkish color
garnet-colored, garnet-colouredHaving the color of garnet
ginger, gingery(used especially of hair or fur) having a bright orange-brown color
gold-colored, gold-colouredHaving the color of gold
honey-colored, honey-colouredHaving the color of honey
indigoHaving a color between blue and violet
lead-colored, lead-colouredHaving the color of lead
liver-colored, liverHaving a reddish-brown color
metal-colored, metal-coloured, metallic-colored, metallic-colouredHaving a metallic color
monochromatic, monochrome, monochromic, monochromousHaving or appearing to have only one color
motley, calico, 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
neutral-colored, neutral-colouredHaving a color that does not attract attention
olive-colored, olive-colouredHaving the color of green olives
orange-colored, orange-coloured, orange-huedHaving the color of ripe oranges
orange-floweredHaving orange flowers
pale-colored, pale-huedHaving a pale color
pastel-coloredHaving pale delicate colors
peach-coloredHaving the color of a ripe peach
polychromatic, polychrome, polychromicHaving or exhibiting many colors
purple-floweredHaving purple flowers
red-floweredHaving red flowers
roan(used of especially horses) having a brownish coat thickly sprinkled with white or grey
rose-colored, rosy-coloredHaving a rose color
rust-coloredHaving the brown color of rust
silver-coloredHaving the color of polished silver
straw-colored, straw-colouredHaving the color of dry straw
tawny-colored, tawny-colouredHaving a tawny color
trichromatic, trichrome, tricolorHaving or involving three colors
violet-colored, violet-coloured, violet-floweredHaving a violet color
violet-purplelight violet and dark purple
See alsochromaticBeing or having or characterized by hue
Oppositeuncolored, uncolouredWithout color
Spanishcromático
Catalancromàtic

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