Definition of kaleidoscopic in English:

kaleidoscopic

Line breaks: kal¦eido|scop¦ic
Pronunciation: /kəlʌɪdəˈskɒpɪk
 
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adjective

1Having complex patterns of colours; multicoloured: kaleidoscopic diamond patterns
More example sentences
  • Look closer: the bow is encrusted with millions of kaleidoscopic jewel anemones.
  • The feeling is a little like having just walked into a kaleidoscopic abstract painting.
  • A child's revolving lantern projects kaleidoscopic images of brightly colored animals on a bedroom wall.
Synonyms
multicoloured, many-coloured, multicolour, many-hued, variegated, particoloured, varicoloured, prismatic, psychedelic, rainbow, rainbow-like, polychromatic, harlequin, motley, many-splendoured
informal (looking) like an explosion in a paint factory
ever-changing, changeable, shifting, fluid, protean, mutable, variable, varying, inconstant, unstable, fluctuating, mobile, unsteady, unpredictable, ever-moving, chameleon-like, chameleonic, impermanent, indefinite
technical labile
rare changeful
multifaceted, many-faceted, varied, manifold, multifarious; complex, intricate, complicated, convoluted; confused, chaotic, muddled, disordered, disorganized, disarranged, jumbled, confusing
1.1Made up of a complex mix of elements; multifaceted: a kaleidoscopic range of topics
More example sentences
  • From the moment the first shots were fired, the internet provided a kaleidoscopic view of events in Mumbai.
  • He seems to have borrowed from every influential genre hit of the past decade to fashion a kaleidoscopic existential thriller.
  • In the onrushing, kaleidoscopic chaos of our life there is nothing substantial to hold onto.

Derivatives

kaleidoscopically

Pronunciation: /-ˈskɒpɪk(ə)li/
adverb
More example sentences
  • Time is treated kaleidoscopically, whether in selective moments, flashbacks or offstage voices from the past.
  • Two modestly sized screens extended the format into an elongated rectangle, the line of demarcation heeded as images - doubled, distorted, repeated - slipped rapidly and kaleidoscopically into the seam.
  • The score is kaleidoscopically varied; busy but essentially peaceful activity dominates, but there are shattering, cacophonous climaxes that suggest destructive forces at work.

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