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col·or·ful

colorful

 
 
pronunciation:
kuh lr fl
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having many colors; bright in color.
He wore a colorful scarf with his black coat.
synonyms:
bright, gay, vivid
antonyms:
drab, dull
similar words:
brilliant, gaudy, loud
definition 2: lively; interesting.
My uncle is a colorful character.She used colorful language to describe her trip to Mexico.
similar words:
bright, distinctive, graphic, impressive, picturesque, remarkable
derivations: colorfully (adv.), colorfulness (n.)
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The word colorful contains the following part:
-ful1 Old English adjective-forming suffix that means full of
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The suffix -ful1 attaches to native English nouns to form adjectives.