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colorful

adjective col·or·ful \ˈkə-lər-fəl\

: having a bright color or a lot of different colors : full of color

: interesting or exciting

Full Definition of COLORFUL

1
:  having striking colors <colorful scenery>
2
:  full of variety or interest <a colorful description>
col·or·ful·ly \-f(ə-)lē\ adverb
col·or·ful·ness \-fəl-nəs\ noun
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Examples of COLORFUL

  1. I wore a colorful outfit.
  2. He gave a colorful account of his travels.

First Known Use of COLORFUL

1880

Other Color Terms

argentine, cerise, cerulean, cyan, ocher, perse, puce, taupe, vermilion
COLORFULLY Defined for Kids

colorful

adjective col·or·ful \ˈkə-lər-fəl\

Definition of COLORFUL for Kids

1
:  having bright colors
2
:  full of variety or interest <She is a colorful person.>

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