colorful character


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

Examples of colorful character in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Parotte Ville founder George Parotte is himself a colorful character, passionate about introducing visitors to the 170 birds found at the sanctuary. Carley Rojas Avila, Travel + Leisure, 4 Sep. 2023 The promoter for the 1951 dinner, Wendell Phillips Dodge, was something of a colorful character. David Reamer | Alaska History, Anchorage Daily News, 7 May 2023 That's because those first few seconds of the season were of centered around a colorful character by the name of Carolyn Wiger. Dalton Ross,, 5 Apr. 2023 So just the fact that he’s created such an incredible, nuanced, colorful character, and that the writers have done such a good job with him, made this whole experience such a joy. Max Gao, Harper's BAZAAR, 4 Apr. 2023

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“Colorful character.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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