What does the word colored mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Colorer.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Having color; of a dark skinned race; embellished or exaggerated.

Usage examples for colored

  1. Remembering that the little fellow is to remain in this room for possibly two weeks or maybe six weeks, let us put up some bright- colored pictures that he will enjoy, bring in some books and magazines by which he may be entertained, secure a few simple toys that will not tax the brain, but serve as a help to pass away the long hours. – The Mother and Her Child by William S. Sadler Lena K. Sadler
  2. The big colored man came to stand beside them again. – The Lost Wagon by James Arthur Kjelgaard
  3. She colored a little at the question. – Vane of the Timberlands by Harold Bindloss