[ 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.

Nearby words

  1. multicellular,
  2. multichannel analyser,
  3. multicide,
  4. multicoil,
  5. multicollinearity,
  6. multicolored,
  7. multicoloured,
  8. multiculti,
  9. multicultural,
  10. multiculturalism

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