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Princeton's WordNet

  1. colorful, colourfuladjective

    striking in variety and interest

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

  2. colorful, colourfuladjective

    having striking color

    "colorful autumn leaves"


  1. colourfuladjective

    Possessing prominent and varied colours.

  2. colourfuladjective

    Interesting, multifaceted, energetic, distinctive.

  3. colourfuladjective

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

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'colourful' in Adjectives Frequency: #968

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of colourful in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of colourful in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of colourful in a Sentence

  1. Emeasoba George:

    The future is bright/colourful. Moreover, it's at your fingertips. But mind you, the choice/decision you make daily surely determines how bright/colourful your own future will become. Therefore, you've got to be mindful of your daily choices/decisions.

  2. Ehsan Sehgal:

    Living and thinking for yourself is not a remarkable life, nor valuable for humanity; it is an undeclared death of oneself. The life devoted to others creates relations and friendship, love, and unity in societies and their inhabitants to make life colourful.

  3. Nadia Comaneci:

    The fascinating thing for us to bring home to Romania was bubble gum, coloured socks and coloured hair clips. These were things we did n’t have in Romania at the time, we only had white socks in Romania. But when I used to come back from the States, I used to bring back pink and yellow socks with all kind of designs, and hair clips and elastic bands for the ponytail that had colourful designs.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    The fundamental of watching to the happenings of the world is in itself wrong because looking out for the truth is called seeing the picture in black and white in our colourful world.

  5. Ehsan Sehgal:

    One who lives in the garden of colourful flowers, it never becomes the fool from the dried and artificial flowers.

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