Synonyms for (adjective) colorful

Synonyms: colored, colorful, coloured

Definition: having color or a certain color; sometimes used in combination

Usage: colored crepe paper; the film was in color; amber-colored heads of grain

Similar words: crimson, red, red-faced, reddened, flushed

Definition: (especially of the face) reddened or suffused with or as if with blood from emotion or exertion

Usage: crimson with fury; turned red from exertion; with puffy reddened eyes; red-faced and violent; flushed (or crimson) with embarrassment


Similar words: bay

Definition: (used of animals especially a horse) of a moderate reddish-brown color


Similar words: bichrome, bicolor, bicolored, bicolour, bicoloured, dichromatic

Definition: having two colors

Usage: a bicolor flower; a bicolored postage stamp


Similar words: black, blackened

Definition: (of the face) made black especially as with suffused blood

Usage: a face black with fury


Similar words: blue-flowered

Definition: having blue flowers


Similar words: brightly-colored, brightly-coloured

Definition: having a bright color


Similar words: buff-colored, buff-coloured

Definition: having a buff color


Similar words: chestnut-colored, chestnut-coloured

Definition: having the brown color of chestnuts


Similar words: chocolate-colored, chocolate-coloured

Definition: having the color of dark chocolate


Similar words: cinnamon colored, cinnamon coloured, cinnamon-colored, cinnamon-coloured

Definition: having the color of cinnamon


Similar words: cinnamon-red

Definition: red tinged with cinnamon


Similar words: cream-colored, creamy-colored, creamy-white

Definition: having the color of fresh cream


Similar words: dusky-colored, dusky-coloured, dark-colored, dark-coloured

Definition: having a dark color


Similar words: dun-colored, dun-coloured

Definition: having a dun color


Similar words: fawn-colored, fawn-coloured

Definition: having the color of a fawn


Similar words: flame-colored, flame-coloured

Definition: having the brilliant orange-red color of flames


Similar words: flesh-colored, flesh-coloured

Definition: having a bright red or pinkish color


Similar words: garnet-colored, garnet-coloured

Definition: having the color of garnet


Similar words: ginger, gingery

Definition: (used especially of hair or fur) having a bright orange-brown color

Usage: a man with gingery hair and bright blue eyes; a ginger kitten


Similar words: gold-colored, gold-coloured

Definition: having the color of gold


Similar words: honey-colored, honey-coloured

Definition: having the color of honey


Similar words: indigo

Definition: having a color between blue and violet

Usage: indigo flowers


Similar words: lead-colored, lead-coloured

Definition: having the color of lead


Similar words: liver, liver-colored

Definition: having a reddish-brown color


Similar words: metal-colored, metal-coloured, metallic-colored, metallic-coloured

Definition: having a metallic color


Similar words: monochromatic, monochrome, monochromic, monochromous

Definition: having or appearing to have only one color


Similar words: painted, particolored, particoloured, motley, multi-color, multi-colored, multi-colour, multi-coloured, multicolor, multicolored, multicolour, multicoloured, calico, varicolored, varicoloured, piebald, pied

Definition: having sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly

Usage: a jester dressed in motley; the painted desert; a particolored dress; a piebald horse; pied daisies


Similar words: neutral-colored, neutral-coloured

Definition: having a color that does not attract attention


Similar words: olive-colored, olive-coloured

Definition: having the color of green olives


Similar words: orange-colored, orange-coloured, orange-hued

Definition: having the color of ripe oranges


Similar words: orange-flowered

Definition: having orange flowers


Similar words: pale-colored, pale-hued

Definition: having a pale color


Similar words: pastel-colored

Definition: having pale delicate colors


Similar words: peach-colored

Definition: having the color of a ripe peach


Similar words: polychromatic, polychrome, polychromic

Definition: having or exhibiting many colors


Similar words: purple-flowered

Definition: having purple flowers


Similar words: red-flowered

Definition: having red flowers


Similar words: roan

Definition: (used of especially horses) having a brownish coat thickly sprinkled with white or grey

Usage: a roan horse


Similar words: rose-colored, rosy-colored

Definition: having a rose color


Similar words: rust-colored

Definition: having the brown color of rust


Similar words: silver-colored

Definition: having the color of polished silver


Similar words: straw-colored, straw-coloured

Definition: having the color of dry straw


Similar words: tawny-colored, tawny-coloured

Definition: having a tawny color


Similar words: trichromatic, trichrome, tricolor

Definition: having or involving three colors

Usage: trichromatic vision; a trichromatic printing process; trichromatic staining is the staining of tissue samples differentially in three colors; tricolor plumage; a tricolor process in photography


Similar words: violet-colored, violet-coloured, violet-flowered

Definition: having a violet color


Similar words: violet-purple

Definition: light violet and dark purple


Synonyms: colorful, colourful

Definition: having striking color

Usage: colorful autumn leaves

Similar words: ablaze

Definition: resembling flame in brilliance or color

Usage: maple trees ablaze in autumn


Similar words: bright, brilliant, vivid

Definition: having striking color

Usage: bright dress; brilliant tapestries; a bird with vivid plumage


Similar words: changeable, chatoyant, iridescent, shot

Definition: varying in color when seen in different lights or from different angles

Usage: changeable taffeta; chatoyant (or shot) silk; a dragonfly hovered, vibrating and iridescent


Similar words: deep, rich

Definition: strong; intense

Usage: deep purple; a rich red


Similar words: fluorescent

Definition: brilliantly colored and apparently giving off light

Usage: fluorescent colors


Similar words: prismatic

Definition: exhibiting spectral colors formed by refraction of light through a prism

Usage: prismatic light


Similar words: psychedelic

Definition: having the vivid colors and bizarre patterns associated with psychedelic states

Usage: a psychedelic painting


Similar words: shrill

Definition: of colors that are bright and gaudy

Usage: a shrill turquoise


Similar words: vibrant

Definition: of colors that are bright and striking


Synonyms: colorful, colourful

Definition: striking in variety and interest

Usage: a colorful period of history; a colorful character; colorful language

Similar words: brave, braw, gay

Definition: brightly colored and showy

Usage: 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


Similar words: gaudy, flashy, jazzy, showy, sporty

Definition: (used especially of clothes) marked by conspicuous display


Similar words: many-sided

Definition: full of variety or interest

Usage: a many-sided personality


Similar words: noisy

Definition: attracting attention by showiness or bright colors

Usage: a noisy sweater


Similar words: picturesque

Definition: strikingly expressive

Usage: a picturesque description of the rainforest