Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
vivid (plural vivids)
- (New Zealand) A felt-tipped permanent marker, genericised from the brand.
- (of perception) Clear, detailed or powerful.
- (of an image) Bright, intense or colourful.
1963, Margery Allingham, chapter 1, in The China Governess:
- The half-dozen pieces […] were painted white and carved with festoons of flowers, birds and cupids. To display them the walls had been tinted a vivid blue which had now faded, but the carpet, which had evidently been stored and recently relaid, retained its original turquoise.
- Full of life, strikingly alive.
clear, detailed or powerful
bright, intense or colourful
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- vivid in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
- vivid in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911