Examples of colorful in a Sentence
I wore a colorful outfit.
He gave a colorful account of his travels.
Recent Examples of colorful from the Web
The players in the real-life drama are almost as colorful as the characters in the movie.
Colorful feathers, silk flowers and even Chicago Cubs mementos adorned the hats of some of the 360 attendees who turned out for the Service Club of Chicago's annual spring luncheon.
Then it's topped with caramelized onions, extra feta, pomegranate sauce, and watercress for a colorful and gourmet meal that's easy to make and loaded with flavors that come together perfectly.
Larry Smith opened the comments with a plea to keep the golf course but mountain bike advocates dominated the discussion - not just in their number but also in their colorful biking jerseys.
Today the colorful houses on this half-mile stretch play host to the city's hippest drinkers and favorite local bands.
Columns would have colorful mosaics while paving patterns would be inspired by West African, Latin American and Caribbean art.
Some customers took selfies to print out at one of two printers to post on the walls, which are already plastered with hundreds of colorful shots and Post-It notes with messages.
Her colored pencil drawing of a chess board that had dark, looming game pieces at one end and colorful toys at the other end, caught the attention of her drawing teacher Chris Stickel.
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First Known Use of colorful
COLORFUL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of colorful for English Language Learners
: having a bright color or a lot of different colors : full of color
: interesting or exciting
COLORFUL Defined for Kids
Definition of colorful for Students
1 : having bright colors
2 : full of variety or interest She is a colorful person.
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