Definition of colorific in English:


Line breaks: col¦or|if¦ic
Pronunciation: /ˌkʌləˈrɪfɪk
, ˌkɒl-/
(also colourific)


Having much colour: the colorific radiance of costume
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  • Many coral species in the Red Sea are photosynthetic, which creates a colourific glory that is unsurpassed.
  • During this four-day session, students will discover the science of colour as they create colourific works of art including colour wheels, sun catchers, and tie dye T-shirts.
  • In a world where camera phones are competing to be colourific multimedia machines, this company has broken off in a fresh direction with their latest model.


late 17th century: from French colorifique or modern Latin colorificus, from Latin color 'colour'.

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