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See definition of colorful on Dictionary.com
  • adj.brilliant, intensely hued
  • adj.full of life, interesting

synonyms for colorful

  • bright
  • flashy
  • gaudy
  • hued
  • multicolored
  • rich
  • splashy
  • vibrant
  • vivid
  • chromatic
  • florid
  • gay
  • intense
  • jazzy
  • kaleidoscopic
  • loud
  • motley
  • picturesque
  • prismatic
  • psychedelic
  • showy
  • variegated
See also synonyms for: colorfully / colorfulness

antonyms for colorful

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  • dull
  • pale
  • plain
  • simple
  • weak
  • boring
  • colorless
  • drab
  • dreary
  • faded
  • lifeless
  • uncolored
  • uninteresting
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From lobotomies to the colorful promise of brain scans, the field tends to move with huge surges of uncritical optimism that later proves to be unfounded, she says—and digital phenotyping could be simply the latest example.
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If all goes to plan, the cotton fiber will be just as colorful as the petri dish tissue.
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Hole punch the top and string some colorful ribbons through for good measure.
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These colorful arcs usually develop in summer following an afternoon storm.
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WORDS RELATED TO COLORFUL

  • clear
  • colorful
  • conspicuous
  • definite
  • evident
  • eye-catching
  • flashy
  • forceful
  • lively
  • loud
  • manifest
  • plain
  • prominent
  • pronounced
  • showy
  • spirited
  • strong
  • vivid
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