Synonyms for colourful

Synonyms for (adjective) colourful

Synonyms: colorful, colourful

Definition: having striking color

Usage: colorful autumn leaves

Similar words: ablaze

Definition: resembling flame in brilliance or color

Usage: maple trees ablaze in autumn


Similar words: bright, brilliant, vivid

Definition: having striking color

Usage: bright dress; brilliant tapestries; a bird with vivid plumage


Similar words: changeable, chatoyant, iridescent, shot

Definition: varying in color when seen in different lights or from different angles

Usage: changeable taffeta; chatoyant (or shot) silk; a dragonfly hovered, vibrating and iridescent


Similar words: deep, rich

Definition: strong; intense

Usage: deep purple; a rich red


Similar words: fluorescent

Definition: brilliantly colored and apparently giving off light

Usage: fluorescent colors


Similar words: prismatic

Definition: exhibiting spectral colors formed by refraction of light through a prism

Usage: prismatic light


Similar words: psychedelic

Definition: having the vivid colors and bizarre patterns associated with psychedelic states

Usage: a psychedelic painting


Similar words: shrill

Definition: of colors that are bright and gaudy

Usage: a shrill turquoise


Similar words: vibrant

Definition: of colors that are bright and striking


Synonyms: colorful, colourful

Definition: striking in variety and interest

Usage: a colorful period of history; a colorful character; colorful language

Similar words: brave, braw, gay

Definition: brightly colored and showy

Usage: girls decked out in brave new dresses; brave banners flying; `braw' is a Scottish word; a dress a bit too gay for her years; birds with gay plumage


Similar words: gaudy, flashy, jazzy, showy, sporty

Definition: (used especially of clothes) marked by conspicuous display


Similar words: many-sided

Definition: full of variety or interest

Usage: a many-sided personality


Similar words: noisy

Definition: attracting attention by showiness or bright colors

Usage: a noisy sweater


Similar words: picturesque

Definition: strikingly expressive

Usage: a picturesque description of the rainforest