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adjective col·ored \ˈkə-lərd\

Definition of colored

  1. 1 :  having color

  2. 2 a :  colorful b :  marked by exaggeration or bias

  3. 3 a sometimes offensive :  of a race other than the white; especially :  black 2b b sometimes offensive :  of mixed race

  4. 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.



14th Century

First Known Use of colored

14th century

Rhymes with colored


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colored

noun col·ored

Definition of colored

plural colored or coloreds

often offensive

  1. :  a person of a race other than the white or of mixed race



1916

First Known Use of colored

1916



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