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adjective col·ored \ˈkə-lərd\

Definition of COLORED

1
:  having color
2
a :  colorful
b :  marked by exaggeration or bias
3
a sometimes offensive :  of a race other than the white; especially :  black 2b
b sometimes offensive :  of mixed race
4
sometimes offensive :  of or relating to persons of races other than the white or of mixed race

Examples of COLORED

  1. We decorated the Christmas tree with colored lights.
  2. He gave a highly colored account of the events.

First Known Use of COLORED

14th century

Rhymes with COLORED

2colored

noun, often capitalized
plural colored or coloreds

Definition of COLORED

often offensive
:  a person of a race other than the white or of mixed race

First Known Use of COLORED

1916
COLOREDS Defined for Kids

colored

adjective col·ored \ˈkə-lərd\

Definition of COLORED for Kids

:  having color <colored glass> <brightly-colored birds>

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