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[hahy-kuhl-erd] /ˈhaɪˈkʌl ərd/
deep in color; vivid.
flushed or red; florid:
a high-colored complexion.
Origin of high-colored
First recorded in 1920-25 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • He's a perky, high-colored old boy, and to judge by the restless black eyes, a real live wire.

    Torchy and Vee Sewell Ford
  • He was slender, clean-cut, high-colored, an undeniable patrician.

    Overland Red Henry Herbert Knibbs
  • Farther in, a bit of statuary peeps out from among the greenery, which is growing in high-colored wooden tubs.

    Equatorial America Maturin M. Ballou
  • The conversation of the Bunch was exclamatory, high-colored, full of references to people whom Babbitt did not know.

    Babbitt Sinclair Lewis
  • It is high-colored, either smoky or of a porter color, or sometimes a dark or even bright red, from the pressure of blood.

  • Fruit large, high-colored, melting, delicious; freestone; ripens in Georgia the last of June.

    The Peaches of New York U. P. Hedrick
  • The world of industry holds possibilities for adventure as thrilling as the world of high-colored romance.

    Here and Now Story Book Lucy Sprague Mitchell
  • Was it not such an autumnal landscape as this which suggested our high-colored rugs and carpets?

    Cape Cod Henry D. Thoreau
  • In selecting such a lot, they may rule out first-class cheese that is too pale or too high-colored.

    Hints on Dairying T. D. Curtis
  • No wonder that these small and high-colored apples are thought to make the best cider.

    Excursions and Poems Henry David Thoreau

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