polyhued

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

poly- +‎ hue +‎ -ed

Adjective[edit]

polyhued (not comparable)

  1. (rare) Being multiple hues.
    • 1978, Grito Del Sol, page 102:
      multifaceted, polyhued children, / angry and loving, pallid an bronzed, []
    • 1989, Ricardo Sánchez, Bertrand & the mehkqoverse: a xicano filmic nuance →ISBN, page 6:
      [] reaches out her earthen hand and manipulates a rainbow of pulsators : the fingers meander through the polyhued tumescent tubers, bringing succor to aching machinations as they explode, erupting with fury and programmed responses, []
    • 2007, Shawn Taylor, Tribe Called Quest's People's Instinctive Travels, →ISBN, page 24:
      A world where polyhued people kicked it without ever even considering the concept that someone was an "other." One nation under a freakishly funky groove.
    • 2013, Jude Cook, Byron Easy, →ISBN, page 301:
      Mandy was in the bedroom, face down on her polyhued Latina bedspread.

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