parti-color

adjective
par·ti-col·or | \ˈpär-tē-ˌkə-lər \
variants: or parti-colored \ˈpär-tē-ˌkə-lərd \

Definition of parti-color 

: showing different colors or tints especially : having a predominant color broken by patches of one or more other colors a parti-color cocker spaniel

Other Words from parti-color

parti-color noun

First Known Use of parti-color

1530, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for parti-color

obsolete English party parti-color, from Middle English parti, from Anglo-French, of two colors, from past participle of partir to divide

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about parti-color

Share parti-color

Statistics for parti-color

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for parti-color

The first known use of parti-color was in 1530

See more words from the same year

Comments on parti-color

What made you want to look up parti-color? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

lying above or upon

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words from Greek and Roman Mythology Quiz

  • the-triumph-of-venus-by-alessandro-magnasco
  • Boreal comes from the name of the ancient Greek god of which wind?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!