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[muhl-ti-kuhl-erd, muhl-ti-kuhl-erd] /ˌmʌl tɪˈkʌl ərd, ˈmʌl tɪˌkʌl ərd/
of several or many colors.
Origin of multicolored
1835-45; multi- + colored Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • It was a crazy quilt of multicolored blocks, with lines radiating in all directions.
  • Thin multicolored lines snake upward in parallel, then branch out in twos and threes, their tips capped by tiny leaves.
  • Rourke is wearing multicolored shorts so oversize that they appear to be a skirt.
  • When the chauffeur opened the door for us to get out, a hot gust of wind blew multicolored wedding confetti into the car.
  • When at last the platoon could move, it could do so only under the cover of chattering guns and multicolored smoke grenades.
  • The waves deposited multicolored containers one-third of a mile up the beach.
  • multicolored electric lights flashed from behind the statue, forming something of a psychedelic halo around the head.
  • There were multicolored jackets with full pleated skirts in contrasting squiggle patterns.
  • They recently renovated, adding flashier lights and a multicolored psychedelic decor.
  • multicolored street-level distractions instead held sway.
Word Origin and History for multicolored

also multi-colored, multi-coloured, 1845, from multi- + colored.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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