Definition for colorful

adjective as in brilliant, intensely hued

adjective as in full of life, interesting


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Example Sentences

Industry members use an assortment of colorful names to refer to the group.

Jupiter is well known for its iconic, colorful banded clouds and its great red spot.

The case also includes a number of colorful details about how Bannon and Kolfage spent their ill-gotten gains and how they got caught.

From Fortune

The Banana Lounge in Building 26 has chests full of free fruit, and a colorful piano outside.

You may not have tailoring expertise under your belt, but to get a little Satō in your step, go for soft, classic fabrics with a fun, colorful lining.

From Ozy

Shepherds abiding in the field” saw colorful Christmas lights that “shone round about them.

This collection features 100 fun, colorful, and sometimes delightfully irreverent messages designed by Friends with Type.

Sure, there are some colorful English aristocrats still around, but is the age of the delightfully nutty toff at an end?

Masters employed a colorful cast of characters off the air as well.

Sir Bob, 63, responded with his usual colorful language to his critics.

Shelves and counters were piled with a colorful miscellany of goods calculated to appeal to primitive tastes.

Mount Airy is built of brown stone and trimmed with light stone furnishing a colorful contrast.

Additional atmosphere is created by the colorful, colonial costumes worn by the guides themselves.

And so, back in the colorful days of the building of the fast-growing West, young Isaac Burns constructed his warehouse.

Then the very next flash there were greens and yellows—changing, colorful, brilliant bars.

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On this page you'll find 88 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to colorful, such as: bright, flashy, gaudy, hued, multicolored, and rich.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.