Translation of colored in Spanish:
de colorExample 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 (puede resultar offensive)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.
- 1also: Colored(non-white) (dated or offensive)persona (feminine) de color (puede resultar offensive)also: Cape Colored(in S Africa) mulato, (-ta) (masculine, feminine)
mestizo, (-za) (masculine, feminine)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.
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