colored

Primary Meanings of colored

1.
adj
having color or a certain color; sometimes used in combination
2.
nadj
a United States term for Blacks that is now considered offensive
having skin rich in melanin pigments
3.
adj
favoring one person or side over another
Full Definitions of colored
1

adj having color or a certain color; sometimes used in combination

colored crepe paper”
“amber- colored heads of grain”
Synonyms:
colorful, coloured
crimson, flushed, red, red-faced, reddened
(especially of the face) reddened or suffused with or as if with blood from emotion or exertion
bay
(used of animals especially a horse) of a moderate reddish-brown color
bichrome, bicolor, bicolored, bicolour, bicoloured, dichromatic
having two colors
black, blackened
(of the face) made black especially as with suffused blood
blue-flowered
having blue flowers
brightly-colored, brightly-coloured
having a bright color
buff-colored, buff-coloured
having a buff color
chestnut-colored, chestnut-coloured
having the brown color of chestnuts
chocolate-colored, chocolate-coloured
having the color of dark chocolate
cinnamon colored, cinnamon coloured, cinnamon-colored, cinnamon-coloured
having the color of cinnamon
cinnamon-red
red tinged with cinnamon
cream-colored, creamy-colored, creamy-white
having the color of fresh cream
dark-colored, dark-coloured, dusky-colored, dusky-coloured
having a dark color
dun-colored, dun-coloured
having a dun color
fawn-colored, fawn-coloured
having the color of a fawn
flame-colored, flame-coloured
having the brilliant orange-red color of flames
flesh-colored, flesh-coloured
having a bright red or pinkish color
garnet-colored, garnet-coloured
having the color of garnet
ginger, gingery
(used especially of hair or fur) having a bright orange-brown color
gold-colored, gold-coloured
having the color of gold
honey-colored, honey-coloured
having the color of honey
indigo
having a color between blue and violet
lead-colored, lead-coloured
having the color of lead
liver, liver-colored
having a reddish-brown color
metal-colored, metal-coloured, metallic-colored, metallic-coloured
having a metallic color
monochromatic, monochrome, monochromic, monochromous
having or appearing to have only one color
calico, motley, multi-color, multi-colored, multi-colour, multi-coloured, multicolor, multicolored, multicolour, multicoloured, painted, particolored, particoloured, piebald, pied, varicolored, varicoloured
having sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly
neutral-colored, neutral-coloured
having a color that does not attract attention
olive-colored, olive-coloured
having the color of green olives
orange-colored, orange-coloured, orange-hued
having the color of ripe oranges
orange-flowered
having orange flowers
pale-colored, pale-hued
having a pale color
pastel-colored
having pale delicate colors
peach-colored
having the color of a ripe peach
polychromatic, polychrome, polychromic
having or exhibiting many colors
purple-flowered
having purple flowers
red-flowered
having red flowers
roan
(used of especially horses) having a brownish coat thickly sprinkled with white or grey
rose-colored, rosy-colored
having a rose color
rust-colored
having the brown color of rust
silver-colored
having the color of polished silver
straw-colored, straw-coloured
having the color of dry straw
tawny-colored, tawny-coloured
having a tawny color
trichromatic, trichrome, tricolor
having or involving three colors
violet-colored, violet-coloured, violet-flowered
having a violet color
violet-purple
light violet and dark purple
Antonyms:
uncolored, uncoloured
without color
achromatic, neutral
having no hue
achromatous
having little or inadequate color
achromic, achromous
having no color
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adj (used of color) artificially produced; not natural

Synonyms:
bleached, coloured, dyed
artificial, unreal
contrived by art rather than nature
2

n a United States term for Blacks that is now considered offensive

Synonyms:
colored person
Type of:
Black, Black person, Negro, Negroid, blackamoor
a person with dark skin who comes from Africa (or whose ancestors came from Africa)

adj having skin rich in melanin pigments

“National Association for the Advancement of Colored People”
Synonyms:
coloured, dark, dark-skinned, non-white
black
of or belonging to a racial group having dark skin especially of sub-Saharan African origin
3

adj favoring one person or side over another

Synonyms:
biased, coloured, one-sided, skewed, slanted
partial
showing favoritism

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