Definition of varicoloured in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈvɛːrɪˌkʌləd/
(US varicolored)


Consisting of several different colours: the varicoloured light from the lanterns
More example sentences
  • Strange flashes of varicoloured, rainbow light began to appear and disappear on the path before me.
  • Blessed with white-sand, varicoloured sunsets and warm tropical water, Waikiki, a must-go resort in Honolulu, attracts millions of visitors year round to bask in its playgrounds.
  • Thin and with a rock star's tufts of varicolored black and blond hair, Adamz is his band's lead singer, guitarist and songwriter.


Mid 17th century: from vari- + coloured.

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