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Definition of colorful adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (colourful) adjective
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  1. 1full of bright colors or having a lot of different colors colorful shop windows The male birds are more colorful than the females.
  2. 2interesting or exciting; full of variety, sometimes in a way that is slightly shocking a colorful history/past/career one of the book's most colorful characters
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