Translation of colored in Spanish:


de color, adj.

(British coloured)

Pronunciation /ˈkələrd//ˈkʌləd/


  • 1

    (blouse/walls) de color
    • The double bedroom has two double wardrobes and gold carpet, which complements the neutral-coloured walls.
    • Do you think he would have commanded as much respect if he had worn different coloured contact lenses, white make-up and black eye-shadow?
    • Many anglers like to use several highly coloured plastic beads just in front of the bait as an added attraction.
    • He had a chubby face, was wearing a black jacket and beige-coloured trousers, and witnesses estimate his age as around 30.
    • It is best to use a light-colored preferably white background with black or very dark-colored text.
    • The answer is that it is a light-coloured animal with black stripes.
    • She had dark brown eyes that looked almost completely black in the fading light with olive-coloured skin.
    • He had blond hair and was wearing a light-coloured jacket, white trousers and black shoes.
    • He wore a grey top, light-coloured trousers and white trainers with a blue stripe down the side.
    • In front of her was Cameron, leaning towards her, his black bangs falling into his light honey-coloured eyes.
    • But search time can be reduced if anyone seeing a goose wearing a coloured collar with black letters can report it to the laboratory.
    • Then, when this highly coloured infant wine is still only half fermented, it is poured into a large vat of cool brandy or grape spirit.
    • He could see nothing but flashes of different colored lights before everything went completely black.
    • Along the staircase, everything goes black except for a few colored lights here and there.
    • It is preferable to have a white or light-coloured background.
    • They favor light, brightly colored clothes and are interested in the latest fashions.
    • In the international pearl market, the demand is for large-sized coloured pearls of black, silvery green and green to deep purple hues.
    • Neutral-colored paint is excellent for garden furniture, since you want to keep the attention on your colorful garden, not the furniture.
    • They have formed the basis for the collection of black and white and coloured snaps, which I now possess.
    • We wore flowery shirts and cheap sunglasses with round black rims and coloured lenses (Tony's blue and mine crimson).
    • One of the men was 6ft tall, with short black hair, of stocky build, and was wearing a black vest and cream-coloured shorts.
  • 2offensive, dated

    de color offensive
    (in S Africa) mulato
    (in S Africa) mestizo
  • 3

    • His generally lush and highly coloured realisations of the instrumental continuo adds further dramatic weight.
    • Another highly colored phrase worked its way from my depths as I realized that such a mistake would not be easily repaired.
    • His stories are highly coloured and immoderate, both sweet and sour.


  • 1also Colored
    dated, offensive

    persona de color feminine offensive
    (in S Africa: mixed race) mulato masculine
    (in S Africa: mixed race) mulata feminine
    (in S Africa: mixed race) mestizo masculine
    (in S Africa: mixed race) mestiza feminine
  • 2coloreds plural

    ropa de color feminine