Search Result for "colorful":
1. having striking color;
- Example: "colorful autumn leaves"
[syn: colorful, colourful]
2. striking in variety and interest;
- Example: "a colorful period of history"
- Example: "a colorful character"
- Example: "colorful language"
[syn: colorful, colourful]
3. having color or a certain color; sometimes used in combination;
- Example: "colored crepe paper"
- Example: "the film was in color"
- Example: "amber-colored heads of grain"
[syn: colored, coloured, colorful]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
colorful \colorful\ adj. 1. having striking color. Opposite of colorless. Note: [Narrower terms: changeable, chatoyant, iridescent, shot; deep, rich; flaming; fluorescent, glowing; prismatic; psychedelic; red, ruddy, flushed, empurpled] Syn: colourful. [WordNet 1.5] 2. striking in variety and interest. Opposite of colorless or dull. [Narrower terms: brave, fine, gay, glorious; flamboyant, resplendent, unrestrained; flashy, gaudy, jazzy, showy, snazzy, sporty; picturesque] [WordNet 1.5] 3. having color or a certain color; not black, white or grey; as, colored crepe paper. Opposite of colorless and monochrome. Note: [Narrower terms: tinted; touched, tinged; amber, brownish-yellow, yellow-brown; amethyst; auburn, reddish-brown; aureate, gilded, gilt, gold, golden; azure, cerulean, sky-blue, bright blue; bicolor, bicolour, bicolored, bicoloured, bichrome; blue, bluish, light-blue, dark-blue; blushful, blush-colored, rosy; bottle-green; bronze, bronzy; brown, brownish, dark-brown; buff; canary, canary-yellow; caramel, caramel brown; carnation; chartreuse; chestnut; dun; earth-colored, earthlike; fuscous; green, greenish, light-green, dark-green; jade, jade-green; khaki; lavender, lilac; mauve; moss green, mosstone; motley, multicolor, culticolour, multicolored, multicoloured, painted, particolored, particoloured, piebald, pied, varicolored, varicoloured; mousy, mouse-colored; ocher, ochre; olive-brown; olive-drab; olive; orange, orangish; peacock-blue; pink, pinkish; purple, violet, purplish; red, blood-red, carmine, cerise, cherry, cherry-red, crimson, ruby, ruby-red, scarlet; red, reddish; rose, roseate; rose-red; rust, rusty, rust-colored; snuff, snuff-brown, snuff-color, snuff-colour, snuff-colored, snuff-coloured, mummy-brown, chukker-brown; sorrel, brownish-orange; stone, stone-gray; straw-color, straw-colored, straw-coloured; tan; tangerine; tawny; ultramarine; umber; vermilion, vermillion, cinibar, Chinese-red; yellow, yellowish; yellow-green; avocado; bay; beige; blae bluish-black or gray-blue); coral; creamy; cress green, cresson, watercress; hazel; honey, honey-colored; hued(postnominal); magenta; maroon; pea-green; russet; sage, sage-green; sea-green] [Also See: chromatic, colored, dark, light.] Syn: colored, coloured, in color(predicate). [WordNet 1.5]WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
colorful adj 1: having striking color; "colorful autumn leaves" [syn: colorful, colourful] [ant: colorless, colourless] 2: striking in variety and interest; "a colorful period of history"; "a colorful character"; "colorful language" [syn: colorful, colourful] [ant: colorless, colourless] 3: having color or a certain color; sometimes used in combination; "colored crepe paper"; "the film was in color"; "amber-colored heads of grain" [syn: colored, coloured, colorful] [ant: uncolored, uncoloured]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
74 Moby Thesaurus words for "colorful": bicolor, bicolored, blatant, brave, brazen, brazenfaced, bright, bright-hued, brilliant, burning, colory, crazy, crude, daedal, deep-colored, dichromatic, divers-colored, exotic, extravagant, flagrant, flaring, flashy, flaunting, florid, garish, gaudy, gay, gay-colored, glaring, gorgeous, harlequin, high-colored, intense, kaleidoscopic, loud, lurid, many-colored, medley, meretricious, motley, multicolor, multicolored, multicolorous, obtrusive, parti-color, parti-colored, polychromatic, polychrome, polychromic, prismal, rich, rich-colored, screaming, sensational, shameless, shot, shot through, showy, spectacular, spectral, splashy, tawdry, thunder and lightning, trichromatic, trichromic, tricolor, tricolored, two-tone, varicolored, variegated, versicolor, versicolored, vivid, vulgar