Synonyms for colored

Synonyms for (noun) colored

Synonyms: colored, colored person

Definition: a United States term for Blacks that is now considered offensive

Similar words: Negro, Negroid, Black, Black person, blackamoor

Definition: a person with dark skin who comes from Africa (or whose ancestors came from Africa)

Synonyms for (adjective) colored

Synonyms: colored, coloured, dark, dark-skinned, non-white

Definition: having skin rich in melanin pigments

Usage: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People; dark-skinned peoples

Similar words: black

Definition: of or belonging to a racial group having dark skin especially of sub-Saharan African origin

Usage: a great people--a black people--...injected new meaning and dignity into the veins of civilization- Martin Luther King Jr.


Synonyms: colored, colorful, coloured

Definition: having color or a certain color; sometimes used in combination

Usage: colored crepe paper; the film was in color; amber-colored heads of grain

Similar words: crimson, red, red-faced, reddened, flushed

Definition: (especially of the face) reddened or suffused with or as if with blood from emotion or exertion

Usage: crimson with fury; turned red from exertion; with puffy reddened eyes; red-faced and violent; flushed (or crimson) with embarrassment


Similar words: bay

Definition: (used of animals especially a horse) of a moderate reddish-brown color


Similar words: bichrome, bicolor, bicolored, bicolour, bicoloured, dichromatic

Definition: having two colors

Usage: a bicolor flower; a bicolored postage stamp


Similar words: black, blackened

Definition: (of the face) made black especially as with suffused blood

Usage: a face black with fury


Similar words: blue-flowered

Definition: having blue flowers


Similar words: brightly-colored, brightly-coloured

Definition: having a bright color


Similar words: buff-colored, buff-coloured

Definition: having a buff color


Similar words: chestnut-colored, chestnut-coloured

Definition: having the brown color of chestnuts


Similar words: chocolate-colored, chocolate-coloured

Definition: having the color of dark chocolate


Similar words: cinnamon colored, cinnamon coloured, cinnamon-colored, cinnamon-coloured

Definition: having the color of cinnamon


Similar words: cinnamon-red

Definition: red tinged with cinnamon


Similar words: cream-colored, creamy-colored, creamy-white

Definition: having the color of fresh cream


Similar words: dusky-colored, dusky-coloured, dark-colored, dark-coloured

Definition: having a dark color


Similar words: dun-colored, dun-coloured

Definition: having a dun color


Similar words: fawn-colored, fawn-coloured

Definition: having the color of a fawn


Similar words: flame-colored, flame-coloured

Definition: having the brilliant orange-red color of flames


Similar words: flesh-colored, flesh-coloured

Definition: having a bright red or pinkish color


Similar words: garnet-colored, garnet-coloured

Definition: having the color of garnet


Similar words: ginger, gingery

Definition: (used especially of hair or fur) having a bright orange-brown color

Usage: a man with gingery hair and bright blue eyes; a ginger kitten


Similar words: gold-colored, gold-coloured

Definition: having the color of gold


Similar words: honey-colored, honey-coloured

Definition: having the color of honey


Similar words: indigo

Definition: having a color between blue and violet

Usage: indigo flowers


Similar words: lead-colored, lead-coloured

Definition: having the color of lead


Similar words: liver, liver-colored

Definition: having a reddish-brown color


Similar words: metal-colored, metal-coloured, metallic-colored, metallic-coloured

Definition: having a metallic color


Similar words: monochromatic, monochrome, monochromic, monochromous

Definition: having or appearing to have only one color


Similar words: painted, particolored, particoloured, motley, multi-color, multi-colored, multi-colour, multi-coloured, multicolor, multicolored, multicolour, multicoloured, calico, varicolored, varicoloured, piebald, pied

Definition: having sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly

Usage: a jester dressed in motley; the painted desert; a particolored dress; a piebald horse; pied daisies


Similar words: neutral-colored, neutral-coloured

Definition: having a color that does not attract attention


Similar words: olive-colored, olive-coloured

Definition: having the color of green olives


Similar words: orange-colored, orange-coloured, orange-hued

Definition: having the color of ripe oranges


Similar words: orange-flowered

Definition: having orange flowers


Similar words: pale-colored, pale-hued

Definition: having a pale color


Similar words: pastel-colored

Definition: having pale delicate colors


Similar words: peach-colored

Definition: having the color of a ripe peach


Similar words: polychromatic, polychrome, polychromic

Definition: having or exhibiting many colors


Similar words: purple-flowered

Definition: having purple flowers


Similar words: red-flowered

Definition: having red flowers


Similar words: roan

Definition: (used of especially horses) having a brownish coat thickly sprinkled with white or grey

Usage: a roan horse


Similar words: rose-colored, rosy-colored

Definition: having a rose color


Similar words: rust-colored

Definition: having the brown color of rust


Similar words: silver-colored

Definition: having the color of polished silver


Similar words: straw-colored, straw-coloured

Definition: having the color of dry straw


Similar words: tawny-colored, tawny-coloured

Definition: having a tawny color


Similar words: trichromatic, trichrome, tricolor

Definition: having or involving three colors

Usage: trichromatic vision; a trichromatic printing process; trichromatic staining is the staining of tissue samples differentially in three colors; tricolor plumage; a tricolor process in photography


Similar words: violet-colored, violet-coloured, violet-flowered

Definition: having a violet color


Similar words: violet-purple

Definition: light violet and dark purple


Synonyms: bleached, colored, coloured, dyed

Definition: (used of color) artificially produced; not natural

Usage: a bleached blonde

Similar words: unreal, artificial

Definition: contrived by art rather than nature

Usage: artificial flowers; artificial flavoring; an artificial diamond; artificial fibers; artificial sweeteners


Synonyms: one-sided, colored, coloured, slanted, biased

Definition: favoring one person or side over another

Usage: a biased account of the trial; a decision that was partial to the defendant

Similar words: partial

Definition: showing favoritism