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Definition 1: having much or varied color - [adjective denoting all]

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

  • colorful autumn leaves

Synonyms for colourful in the sense of this definition

(colourful is similar to ...) of colors that are bright and striking

(colourful is similar to ...) of colors that are bright and gaudy

"a shrill turquoise"

(colourful is similar to ...) having the vivid colors and bizarre patterns associated with psychedelic states

"a psychedelic painting"

(colourful is similar to ...) exhibiting spectral colors formed by refraction of light through a prism

"prismatic light"

(colourful is similar to ...) brilliantly colored and apparently giving off light

"fluorescent colors"

(colourful is similar to ...) strong; intense

"deep purple" "a rich red"

(colourful is similar to ...) varying in color when seen in different lights or from different angles

"changeable taffeta" "chatoyant (or shot) silk" "a dragonfly hovered, vibrating and iridescent"

(colourful is similar to ...) having strong or striking color

"bright dress" "brilliant tapestries" "a bird with vivid plumage"

(colourful is similar to ...) resembling flame in brilliance or color

"maple trees ablaze in autumn"

(means also ...) being or having or characterized by hue

(... are attributes of colourful) interest and variety and intensity

"the Puritan Period was lacking in color" "the characters were delineated with exceptional vividness"

Definition 2: striking in variety and interest - [adjective denoting all]

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

  • a colorful period of history
  • a colorful character
  • colorful language

Synonyms for colourful in the sense of this definition

(colourful is similar to ...) brightly colored and showy

"girls decked out in brave new dresses" "brave banners flying" "`braw' is a Scottish word" "a dress a bit too gay for her years" "birds with gay plumage"

(colourful is similar to ...) (used especially of clothes) marked by conspicuous display

(colourful is similar to ...) full of variety or interest

"a many-sided personality"

(colourful is similar to ...) attracting attention by showiness or bright colors

"a noisy sweater"

(colourful is similar to ...) strikingly expressive

"a picturesque description of the rainforest"

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