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colorful also: (British English) colourful
American English: /ˈkələrfəl/
British English: /ˈkʌləfʊl/
, /ˈkʌləf(ə)l/

Translation of colorful in Spanish:

adjective

  • 1
    (cloth/clothes/plumage)
    de colores muy vivos or vistosos
    (parade)
    lleno de color or de colorido
    vistoso
    Example sentences
    • The local committee have asked you all to make a special effort over the next two weeks to have Newport looking clean and tidy, bright and colourful.
    • The company produces hand-made chocolates in bright colourful wrapping.
    • It is wacky and different, bright and colourful.
  • 2
    (description)
    lleno de color or de colorido
    he's a very colorful character
    es un hombre de lo más pintoresco or original
    he gave a rather colorful account of what had happened
    dio una versión muy adornada de lo ocurrido
    he tends to use rather colorful language
    tiende a usar un vocabulario un poco subido de tono
    Example sentences
    • I duly left school and became a typist in the Mines Department where I met some interesting and colourful characters.
    • Along the way, he meets a long line of interesting and colourful characters.
    • His lyrics are always childlike and unpretentious, evoking ridiculous pictures and colourful characters.
    Example sentences
    • I said a few colorful words in our language, making him laugh.
    • My language was colourful and consisted of mostly four-letter words.
    • He uttered a crude four-letter curse that would rival any sailor's colorful language, then tried to roll over again.

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