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Adjective[edit]

colored (US) coloured (outside US)

  1. Having a particular color or kind of color
    The room was colored red, with a dark-colored rug
  2. Having prominent colors; colorful
    The singer wore a colored shirt
  3. Influenced pervasively but subtly
    My opinions are colored by my upbringing
  4. (older usage, potentially offensive) Having dark skin tone
    Being of an older generation, they considered themselves "colored ladies"
  5. (potentially offensive) In the context of apartheid, neither "black" nor "white"

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Verb[edit]

colored (US) coloured (outside US)

  1. past tense of color
  2. past participle of color

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