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Definitions and Synonyms of calico | Another word for calico | What is calico?

Definition 1: coarse cloth with a bright print - [noun denoting artifact]

(calico is a kind of ...) artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers

"the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent" "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC" "she measured off enough material for a dress"

Definition 2: made of calico or resembling calico in being patterned - [adjective denoting pert]

Samples where calico or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • calico dresses
  • a calico cat

Definition 3: having sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where calico or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a jester dressed in motley
  • the painted desert
  • a particolored dress
  • a piebald horse
  • pied daisies

Synonyms for calico in the sense of this definition

(calico is similar to ...) having color or a certain color; sometimes used in combination

"colored crepe paper" "the film was in color" "amber-colored heads of grain"

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