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Colored is sometimes a misspelling of coloured.

The word colored is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the adjective colored

What does colored mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. having color or a certain color; sometimes used in combination
  2. having skin rich in melanin pigments
  3. favoring one person or side over another
  4. (used of color) artificially produced; not natural

Alternative definition of the adjective colored


  1. Having a particular color or kind of color.
  2. Having prominent colors; colorful.
  3. Influenced pervasively but subtly.
  4. [US, older usage, now demeaning] Of skin color other than the white, particularly black.
  5. [South Africa, potentially offensive] Of neither black nor white skin color.

Definition of the noun colored

What does colored mean as a name of something?

noun - plural:

  • colored: coloreds
  • Colored: Coloreds

  1. (demeaning or potentially offensive) A colored person.
  2. (laundry) A colored article of clothing.

Definition of the verb colored

What does colored mean as a doing word?


  1. past of color


"Colored" is a musical album of Nokko.

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Colored is a term used in the United States to refer to black people. Since the success of the African-American Civil rights movement, the term, along with "negro" and others, has been largely replaced by "black". According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, the word colored was first used in the 14th Century.

Phrases with Colored

Phrases starting with the word Colored:

  1. Colored Egg
  2. Colored Eggs

Phrases ending with the word Colored:

  1. dun-colored
  2. tow-colored
  3. buff-colored
  4. dark-colored
  5. fawn-colored
  6. gold-colored
  7. lead-colored
  8. pale-colored
  9. rose-colored
  10. rosy-colored
  11. rust-colored
  12. self-colored
  13. wine-colored
  14. cream-colored
  15. dusky-colored
  16. flame-colored
  17. flesh-colored
  18. honey-colored

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Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for Colored

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Google previewThe Kentucky African American Encyclopedia (2015)

by Gerald L. Smith, Karen Cotton McDaniel, John A. Hardin

The Lexington Colored Fair became so popular that the “best white classes” patronized the event. The Lexington Colored Fair was clearly the most popular and probably the longestrunning fair, but African Americans in other counties ...

Google previewThe Standard American Encyclopedia of Arts, Sciences, History, Biography, Geography, Statistics, and General Knowledge ... (1897)

by John Clark Ridpath


Google previewEncyclopedia of U.S. Labor and Working-class History (2007)

by Eric Arnesen

The Colored Alliance succeeded in other tangible ways, though, such as raising money for the construction of schools and churches for African-Americans and for the aid of sick members and the families of deceased members. Nevertheless ...

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Quotes about Colored

I don't think baseball owes colored people anything. I don't think colored people owe baseball anything, either. (Bob Feller)
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Scrabble value of C3O1L1O1R1E1D2

The value of this 7-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of COLORED

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