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colored also: (British) coloured
American English: /ˈkələrd/
British English: /ˈkʌləd/

Translation of colored in Spanish:


  • 1
    de color
    Example sentences
    • He had blond hair and was wearing a light-coloured jacket, white trousers and black shoes.
    • The answer is that it is a light-coloured animal with black stripes.
    • It is preferable to have a white or light-coloured background.
  • 2 (non-white) (dated or offensive)
    de color (often offensive)
    (in S Africa) mulato
    Example sentences
    • Never again may white South Africans forget their coloured brothers and sisters, leaving them behind.
    • The only time I ever saw him lose his temper was when a white beach official at St James yanked a small coloured boy out of the tidal pool and told him to get lost as the pool was for whites only.
  • 3 (biased)
    Example sentences
    • His stories are highly coloured and immoderate, both sweet and sour.
    • His generally lush and highly coloured realisations of the instrumental continuo adds further dramatic weight.
    • Another highly colored phrase worked its way from my depths as I realized that such a mistake would not be easily repaired.


  • 1
    also: Colored
    (non-white) (dated or offensive)
    persona (feminine) de color (often offensive)
    also: Cape Colored
    Example sentences
    • Indians and Zulus, Xhosas and coloureds, Anglos and Afrikaners are so geographically and economically integrated that they could not be parted without catastrophic consequences.
    • Marriages took place between Indians and coloureds to allow Indians, who were prohibited from buying property in the suburb, to purchase plots.
    • And these people called coloureds are probably more South African than anybody.
  • 2
    also: coloreds plural
    ropa (feminine) de color
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