colorfast

adjective
col·​or·​fast | \ ˈkə-lər-ˌfast How to pronounce colorfast (audio) \

Definition of colorfast

: having color that retains its original hue without fading or running

Other Words from colorfast

colorfastness \ ˈkə-​lər-​ˌfas(t)-​nəs How to pronounce colorfastness (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of colorfast

1951, in the meaning defined above

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“Colorfast.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/colorfast. Accessed 31 May. 2020.

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colorfast

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English Language Learners Definition of colorfast

: able to keep the same color even if washed, placed in light, etc.

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