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Synonyms for colorful
ˈkʌl ər fəlcol·or·ful

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. colorful, colourfuladjective

    having striking color

    "colorful autumn leaves"

    coloured, colourful

    washed-out, etiolate, whitened, pastelike, dulled, blanched, pallid, somber, waxlike, colourless, pale, waxen, waxy, sober, faded, etiolated, sombre, colorless, livid, bloodless, lurid, ashen, prefaded, pasty, washy, wan, drab, bleached, greyed, white, neutral

  2. colorful, colourfuladjective

    striking in variety and interest

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

    coloured, colourful

    neutral, colorless, waxlike, sober, greyed, ashen, somber, waxy, etiolated, bleached, drab, white, pallid, washed-out, waxen, pale, lurid, washy, bloodless, whitened, colourless, dulled, pasty, wan, blanched, pastelike, faded, livid, etiolate, sombre, prefaded

  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"

    slanted, dark, biased, colourful, bleached, dyed, non-white, one-sided, coloured, dark-skinned

    pallid, blanched, white, wan, waxy, ashen, lurid, colourless, pasty, prefaded, somber, bleached, waxen, etiolate, pastelike, sombre, pale, whitened, colorless, livid, washy, drab, faded, greyed, sober, etiolated, dulled, waxlike, neutral, bloodless, washed-out

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "colorful":

    colourful, picturesque, coloured, color, scenic, stained

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  1. Jurgen Otto:

    They are harmless, they are cute, they are colorful, they remind people of their own cat. I often compare them with kittens with too many legs, so really people get excited when they see them, people who hate spiders confess that they actually can't help loving these ones and in time this will just change the opinions people have of spiders, I hope.

  2. Ganga Sagar Pant:

    If you always look down and dark, you have possibility of going to depression; you can change yourself towards light and colorful lives by looking up. Look at the sky, stars, galaxies, the infinity of the Universe..., you will start shining and twinkling as you are truly one among those!

  3. Joshua Schaffzin:

    Kids tolerate masks really well. Kids tolerate masks a lot more than adults give them credit for, especially if you make it fun, if you make it colorful or something that they enjoy, kids will not only have no problem but they'll want to wear the masks.

  4. Russian President Vladimir Putin:

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

  5. David Holmes:

    I've never seen anything like this, someone calling the President from a mobile phone at a restaurant, and then having a conversation of this level of candor, colorful language.

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