- of, relating to, or created by a kaleidoscope.
- changing form, pattern, color, etc., in a manner suggesting a kaleidoscope.
- continually shifting from one set of relations to another; rapidly changing: the kaleidoscopic events of the past year.
Origin of kaleidoscopic
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3. changeable, fluctuating, protean, variable.
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Standing with them was that man of kaleidoscopic make-up, the great Azef himself.The Minister of Evil
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The stimulation of fireworks, or of kaleidoscopic effects, seems to us trivial.The Sense of Beauty
I love it always—under every aspect of its kaleidoscopic face.She and I, Volume 2
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It was a kaleidoscopic, misty wilderness into which he looked.Master of Men
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These are the kaleidoscopic pictures that remain mirrored in the memory.Trooper Bluegum at the Dardanelles
Word Origin and History for kaleidoscopic
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