Definition of 'colourful'
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Mind you, he did say it in slightly more colourful language! The Sun (2016)International referees can often become as colourful and controversial as the men they are charged with policing. Times, Sunday Times (2011)His language was colourful and perhaps that was why so many of the players loved it. Times, Sunday Times (2010)You could meet your new love where colourful clothes are sold. The Sun (2008)How does your husband feel about your colourful past? Times, Sunday Times (2006)Yet its ports are picturesque and its history rich and colourful. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Her language is as colourful as her barnet. The Sun (2011)The smoking jacket has a colourful history. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It also has a colourful and troubled history. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The third thing to note is that the building in which the gallery is housed has a colourful past. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He really is a colourful character. The Sun (2009)Few trainers have a more colourful background than Brown. The Sun (2012)BBC1 Glam rock is regarded as one of the most exciting and colourful periods in pop. The Sun (2006)The colourful, often controversial lives of world champions have featured on the big screen. The Sun (2010)In a book brimming with colourful and curious characters, two names stand out. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)His stance was uncompromising and his language colourful, but he was not saying anything new. ELIZABETH AND MARY: Cousins, Rivals, Queens (2003)He has a very colourful background and claims to have slept with more than 1,000 men and women. The Sun (2013)I yearn for colourful clothes with a modern twist on classic. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I would love to be more colourful with my clothes and this situation is getting me down. The Sun (2007)He used quite colourful language. The Sun (2015)Its colourful past has given it layer upon layer of history, but these days the city is very much a modern metropolis. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There's no doubt he was one of the most colourful and exciting fighters of his era with an amazing capacity to absorb tremendous punishment. The Sun (2010)Indeed, an array of colourful characters have sought to acquire English football clubs. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Three individual characters as colourful and loud as each other, they say the fact their styles and personalities are so different has enabled them to become friends. The Sun (2012)A large, often colourful sail that is raised at the front of a yacht to increase speed during races when the wind is not particularly strong. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'colourful'
British English: colourful /ˈkʌləfʊl/ ADJECTIVE
Something that is colourful has bright colours.
- American English: colorful
- Arabic: لَوْنِيّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: colorido
- Chinese: 色彩鲜明的
- Croatian: šaren
- Czech: barvitý
- Danish: farverig
- Dutch: kleurrijk
- European Spanish: lleno de colorido
- Finnish: värikäs
- French: coloré
- German: bunt
- Greek: πολύχρωμος
- Italian: colorato
- Japanese: 色彩に富んだ
- Korean: 색채가 다양한
- Norwegian: fargerik
- Polish: barwny
- European Portuguese: colorido
- Romanian: colorat
- Russian: красочный
- Spanish: lleno de colorido
- Swedish: färgrik
- Thai: เต็มไปด้วยสีสัน
- Turkish: renkli
- Ukrainian: барвистий
- Vietnamese: sặc sỡ
Definition of colourful from the Collins English Dictionary
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