What does the word colored mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

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

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Colorer.

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