[kuhl-er-fuh l] /ˈkʌl ər fəl/
abounding in :
In their tartans, the Scots guard made a colorful array.
richly eventful or picturesque:
a colorful historical period.
presenting or suggesting vivid or striking scenes:
a colorful narrative.
1889, in figurative sense of “interesting,” from color (n.) + -ful. Related: Colorfully.
- Color graphics adapter
hardware, graphics (CGA) One of IBM’s earliest hardware video display standards for use in IBM PCs. CGA can display 80*25 or 40*25 text in 16 colors, 640*200 pixels of graphics in two colors or 320*200 in four colors (IBM PC video modes 0-6). It is now obsolete. (1995-11-11)
noun 1. the group of persons, as in the armed forces or at military institutions, who carry or escort the flag or colors during parades, reviews, etc.
- Color healing
noun See color therapy
- Color hearing
color hearing n. The imaginary perception of colors in response to the actual perception of sounds. Also called pseudochromesthesia.