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variegated

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of variegated

  1. 1 marked by a variety of usually vivid colors the variegated costumes of the dancers in the nightclub Synonyms chromatic, colored, kaleidoscopic, motley, multicolored, multihued, polychromatic, polychrome, prismatic, rainbow, varicolored, varied, colorful, variousRelated Words iridescent, opalescent; brave, bright, brilliant, gay, vibrant; flashy, garish, gaudy, loud, showy, splashy; checkered, dotted, patterned, plaid, plaided, striped; dappled (also dapple), marbled, mottled, parti-color (or parti-colored), piebald, pied, pinto; flecked, specked, speckled, spotted; banded, barred, brindled (or brindle), streaked, striated; bichrome, bicolored (or bicolor), dichromatic, trichromatic, tricolor (or tricolored), two-tone, two-tonedNear Antonyms achromatic; bleached, decolorized, faded, washed-out; dull, faint, gray (also grey), neutral, pale, pallid, unbrilliantAntonyms colorless; monochromatic, monochromic, monotone, self-colored, solid

  2. 2 marked with spots a variety of variegated tulip that is highly prized by gardeners Synonyms dappled (also dapple), dotted, flecked, freckled, mottled, specked, speckled, splotchy, spotty, stippled, spottedRelated Words spangled; marbled, moiré (or moire), veined; chromatic, colored, colorful, motley, multicolored, multihued, polychromatic, polychrome, prismatic, rainbow, varicolored, spotted; blotched, blotchy, piebald, pinto, roanNear Antonyms solidAntonyms unspotted

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