Colored meaning

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Having color.

Colored tissue paper.

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Of or belonging to a population grouping made up of persons of mixed racial descent or of certain other nonwhite descent, especially as distinguished during apartheid from blacks, Asians, or whites.
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Distorted or biased, as by irrelevant or incorrect information.
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A person belonging to the Coloured population grouping, especially during apartheid.
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Pieces of laundry that are not light in color.
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Having color.
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Of a (specified) color.
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Of a group other than the Caucasoid.
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In South Africa, of racially mixed parentage.
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Altered, influenced, distorted, or exaggerated to some degree.

Remarks colored by prejudice.

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Having a particular color or kind of color.
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Having prominent colors; colorful.
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Influenced pervasively but subtly.
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(US, now dated and potentially offensive) Of skin color other than the white; in particular: black.
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(South Africa, potentially offensive) Of neither black nor white skin color.
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(chiefly historical) Designated for use by colored people (in either the US or South African sense).

A black drinking fountain; a black hospital.

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(US, now dated and offensive) A colored person.
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(laundry) A colored article of clothing.
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Simple past tense and past participle of color.
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