Definitions of colored
  1. adjective
    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
    (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
    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
    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
    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
    having orange flowers
    pale-colored, pale-hued
    having a pale color
    having pale delicate colors
    having the color of a ripe peach
    polychromatic, polychrome, polychromic
    having or exhibiting many colors
    having purple flowers
    having red flowers
    (used of especially horses) having a brownish coat thickly sprinkled with white or grey
    rose-colored, rosy-colored
    having a rose color
    having the brown color of rust
    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, tricolour
    having or involving three colors
    violet-colored, violet-coloured, violet-flowered
    having a violet color
    light violet and dark purple
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    uncolored, uncoloured
    without color
    achromatic, neutral
    having no hue
    having little or inadequate color
    achromic, achromous
    having no color
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  2. adjective
    (used of color) artificially produced; not natural
    synonyms: bleached, coloured, dyed
    artificial, unreal
    contrived by art rather than nature
  3. noun
    a United States term for Blacks that is now considered offensive
    synonyms: colored person
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    type of:
    Black, Black person, Negro, Negroid, blackamoor
    a person with dark skin who comes from Africa (or whose ancestors came from Africa)
  4. adjective
    having skin rich in melanin pigments
  5. adjective
    favoring one person or side over another
    synonyms: biased, coloured, one-sided, skewed, slanted
    showing favoritism
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