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colored

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adjective col·ored \ˈkə-lərd\

Definition of colored

  1. 1 :  having color

  2. 2a :  colorfulb :  marked by exaggeration or bias

  3. 3a now often offensive :  of a race other than the white; especially :  black 2bb now often offensive :  of mixed race

  4. 4 now often offensive :  of or relating to persons of races other than the white or of mixed race

Examples of colored in a sentence

  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


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colored

noun, often capitalized col·ored

Definition of colored

plural

colored

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coloreds

now often offensive

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

1832

First Known Use of colored

1832


COLORED Defined for Kids

colored

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adjective col·ored \ˈkə-lərd\

Definition of colored for Students

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



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