colorful character

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of colorful character

:a very unusual person
  • His uncle was a colorful character.

Word by Word Definitions

colorful play
  1. : having striking colors

  2. : full of variety or interest

  3. : rude, offensive

character play
  1. : one of the attributes (see 1attribute 1) or features that make up and distinguish an individual

  2. : a feature used to separate distinguishable things into categories

  3. : the aggregate of distinctive qualities characteristic of a breed, strain, or type

  1. : capable of portraying an unusual or eccentric personality often markedly different from the player

  2. : requiring or involving the portrayal of an unusual or eccentric personality

  1. : characterize

  2. : represent, portray

  3. : engrave, inscribe


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