[hyood or, often, yood]


having the hue or color as specified (usually used in combination): many-hued; golden-hued.

Origin of hued

before 1000; Middle English hewed, Old English (ge)hīwod. See hue1, -ed3
Related formsmul·ti·hued, adjectiveun·hued, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for multi-hued

Historical Examples of multi-hued

  • The multi-hued apparel of the throng dazzled and astonished me.

  • Small, harmless snakes slid brightly aside, as multi-hued as shreds of rainbow.

    The Portal of Dreams

    Charles Neville Buck

  • Throwing off his multi-hued Navajo bathrobe, he surveyed the reflection of his torso in the mirror.

British Dictionary definitions for multi-hued



archaic, or poetic
  1. having a hue or colour as specified
  2. (in combination)rosy-hued dawn
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