[ hahy-kuhl-erd ]
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  1. deep in color; vivid.

  2. flushed or red; florid: a high-colored complexion.

Origin of high-colored

First recorded in 1920–25

Words Nearby high-colored

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How to use high-colored in a sentence

  • The jelly for this purpose must be very high-colored, by means of brandy, or dark sweet wine.

  • In the window of a little shop were two cups and saucers of thickish china, decorated in a high-colored rose pattern.

    Amy in Acadia | Helen Leah Reed
  • A few gaudy ribbons and a string of high-colored glass beads about the neck are greatly prized by them.

  • Yet the boy's handsome and high-colored face stayed courteously attentive to the wishes of his host, and did not change.

    Figures of Earth | James Branch Cabell
  • Three hundred pounds per cow a year of high-colored and fine-flavored butter is a fair average for a herd.

    Hints on Dairying | T. D. Curtis