[ muhl-ti-kuhl-er ]
/ ˈmʌl tɪˌkʌl ər /


of many colors; multicolored.
(of a printing press) capable of printing more than two colors simultaneously or in a single operation.


an arrangement or design of many colors.

Origin of multicolor

First recorded in 1840–50; back formation from multicolored Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for multicolor

  • When he got back to Tortha Karf's office, the Chief was awake, and doodling on his notepad with his multicolor pen.

    Time Crime|H. Beam Piper
  • Printed from large clear type on superior quality paper, multicolor jacket.

    Boy Scouts in the Canal Zone|G. Harvey Ralphson