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Words nearby coloured
British Dictionary definitions for coloured (2 of 2)
noun plural Coloureds or Coloured
- a person of mixed ethnic parentage or descent
- a person of mixed ethnic descent speaking English or Afrikaans as their mother tongue
usage for Coloured
Example sentences from the Web for coloured
I smiled at her confusion and complimented her on the banner she was embroidering from a coloured plate.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show|Robert W. Chambers|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
An elderly ‘coloured’ woman said, to no-one in particular, “No, that little boy has nothing to worry about.”
But Céline has never had a coloured person showing in their collection.
He coloured, but he had no time to ask her why she was glad—for Helen came up to them.Vera Nevill|Mrs. H. Lovett Cameron
Mrs. Germaine coloured, threw back her head, and strove to conceal the anguish of her conscience.Tales And Novels, Volume 2 (of 10)|Maria Edgeworth
Margaret coloured with pleasure, though she could not quite believe what he told her.Fair Margaret|Francis Marion Crawford
He was a very Alderman in embryo, if there are such things as coloured Aldermen.Mystic London:|Charles Maurice Davies
And as he walked past them he dropped a box of coloured matches on the ground.The Four Feathers|A. E. W. Mason