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Definitions for colorful
ˈkʌl ər fəlcol·or·ful

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. colorful, colourfuladjective

    having striking color

    "colorful autumn leaves"

  2. colorful, colourfuladjective

    striking in variety and interest

    "a colorful period of history"; "a colorful character"; "colorful language"

  3. colored, coloured, colorfuladjective

    having color or a certain color; sometimes used in combination

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

Wiktionary

  1. colorfuladjective

    Possessing prominent and varied colors.

  2. colorfuladjective

    Interesting, multifaceted, energetic, distinctive.

  3. colorfuladjective

    Profane, obscene, offensive (usually in the phrase colourful language).

Wikipedia

  1. Colorful

    Color (American English) or colour (Commonwealth English) is the visual perception based on the electromagnetic spectrum. Though color is not an inherent property of matter, color perception is related to an object's light absorption, reflection, emission spectra and interference. For most humans, color are perceived in the visible light spectrum with three types of cone cells (trichromacy). Other animals may have a different number of cone cell types or have eyes sensitive to different wavelength, such as bees that can distinguish ultraviolet, thus has a different color sensitivity range. Animal perception of color originates from different light wavelength or spectral sensitivity in cone cell types, which is then being processed by the brain. Colors have perceived properties such as hue, colorfulness (saturation) and luminance. Colors can also be additively mixed (commonly used for actual light) or subtractively mixed (commonly used for materials). If the colors are mixed in the right proportions, because of metamerism, they may look the same as a single-wavelength light. For convenience, colors can be organized in a color space, which when being abstracted as a mathematical color model can assign each region of color with a corresponding set of numbers. As such, color spaces are an essential tool for color reproduction in print, photography, computer monitors and television. The most well-known color models are RGB, CMYK, YUV, HSL and HSV. Because the perception of color is an important aspect of human life, different colors have been associated with emotions, activity, and nationality. Names of color regions in different cultures can have different, sometimes overlapping areas. In visual arts, color theory is used to govern the use of colors in an aesthetically pleasing and harmonious way. The theory of color includes the color complements; color balance; and classification of primary colors (traditionally red, yellow, blue), secondary colors (traditionally orange, green, purple) and tertiary colors. The study of colors in general is called color science.

ChatGPT

  1. colorful

    Colorful refers to having, displaying or exhibiting a variety of bright, vivid or striking colors. In a broader context, it can also describe something or someone that is full of interest, lively, exciting, or distinctive in terms of character or behavior.

Wikidata

  1. Colorful

    Colorful is a manga by Torajirō Kishi which was adapted into a 16-episode anime series. The episodes are composed of vignettes typically involving men and teenage boys attempting to catch a glimpse of women's panties and/or look down their blouses. The episodes are fast-paced, experimental in animation and sound and music, manic and very short, about seven minutes each, and filled with comedy. The show is rather ambiguous as to whether it supports the fetishes it deals with or not. The perpetrators within the show usually fail at their attempt to catch a glimpse, get caught in the act, or suffer Karmic retribution. Anime fanatics tend to either love or hate the series as it is considered either wildly funny, or tasteless and depraved. Colorful shares similarities with Golden Boy in several ways: most notably the inclusion of one of the characters acting the bizarre toilet fetish of Kintaro Oe in one of the episodes. The opening theme is "Boku no Taion wa 37.5 C." by Yūko Miyamura. The English DVD was released on March 18, 2003 and was distributed by A.D. Vision. Some puns were left out of this dub, but were included in A.D.V. subtitles. One such pun involves Steve referring to his panties shots as "Japan's exotic upside-down Fuji".

Editors Contribution

  1. colorful

    To use bright colors.

    The school was colorful, bright, airy, spacious and the children loved it.


    Submitted by MaryC on April 9, 2020  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of colorful in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of colorful in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of colorful in a Sentence

  1. Denis Klimentov:

    The organizing committee for the commencement last year thought that he was a colorful and interesting character, it was partially supported by the fact that The Washington Post, the newspaper, back in the spring of 2016, cited Carter as one of Mr. Trump's foreign policy advisors.

  2. Len Duvall:

    The mayor uses colorful language to try and dismiss some very real concerns.

  3. Judson Jones:

    When these pieces interact with our atmosphere, they burn up to reveal the fiery, colorful streaks you can find in our night sky.

  4. Andrei Kormukhin:

    Many say that this is the revival of the Russian Orthodox Church, we use a more colorful expression.

  5. Russian President Vladimir Putin:

    The German language is more precise, but Russian is more versatile, colorful.

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