Definition of versicolored in English:

Share this entry


Pronunciation: /ˈvərsəˌkələrd/
(British versicoloured)


1Changing from one color to another in different lights.
Example sentences
  • The rocks are formed of versicoloured Triassic sandstone and conglomerates.
  • Naturally, it is the unique web and world of Bill Frisell that pulls the versicolored elements together.
  • The golden domes are shining far from the distance and the versicoloured inlays are like alive.


Early 18th century: from Latin versicolor (from versus 'turned' + color 'color') + -ed2.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: ver·si·col·ored

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.