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variegated

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of variegated

  1. 1 marked by a variety of usually vivid colors <the variegated costumes of the dancers in the nightclub> Synonyms chromatic, colored, kaleidoscopic, motley, multicolored, multihued, polychromatic, polychrome, prismatic, rainbow, varicolored, varied, colorful, variousRelated Words iridescent, opalescent; brave, bright, brilliant, gay, vibrant; flashy, garish, gaudy, loud, showy, splashy; checkered, dotted, patterned, plaid, plaided, striped; dappled (also dapple), marbled, mottled, parti-color (or parti-colored), piebald, pied, pinto; flecked, specked, speckled, spotted; banded, barred, brindled (or brindle), streaked, striated; bichrome, bicolored (or bicolor), dichromatic, trichromatic, tricolor (or tricolored), two-tone, two-tonedNear Antonyms achromatic; bleached, decolorized, faded, washed-out; dull, faint, gray (also grey), neutral, pale, pallid, unbrilliantAntonyms colorless; monochromatic, monochromic, monotone, self-colored, solid

  2. 2 marked with spots <a variety of variegated tulip that is highly prized by gardeners> Synonyms dappled (also dapple), dotted, flecked, freckled, mottled, specked, speckled, splotchy, spotty, stippled, spottedRelated Words spangled; marbled, moiré (or moire), veined; chromatic, colored, colorful, motley, multicolored, multihued, polychromatic, polychrome, prismatic, rainbow, varicolored, spotted; blotched, blotchy, piebald, pinto, roanNear Antonyms solidAntonyms unspotted





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