adjective \ˈkə-lər-fəl\

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

: interesting or exciting

Full Definition of COLORFUL

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

Examples of COLORFUL

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

First Known Use of COLORFUL


Other Color Terms

argentine, cerise, cerulean, cyan, ocher, perse, puce, taupe, vermilion


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