- having different colors in different areas or patches; variegated: a parti-colored dress.
Origin of parti-colored
Related Words for parti-coloredspotted, checkered, motley, variegated, parti-colored, multicolored, piebald, multicolor, varicolored, versicolor, brindle, brindled, multihued, pied
Examples from the Web for parti-colored
Historical Examples of parti-colored
She wears a knitted shawl and a parti-colored kerchief on her head.Hadda Padda
Beside him came a dwarf, dressed in parti-colored brown and gold.Historic Girlhoods
Rupert S. Holland
His system was not one of detached ideas or of parti-colored design.The Life of Albert Gallatin
He might have been a parti-colored pebble embedded in its matrix of sand.Jungle Peace
The shells of these eggs are pear-shaped, parti-colored, and very thick.In the Footprints of the Padres
Charles Warren Stoddard
1530s, from party "divided," from French parti, past participle of partir "to divide" (see part (v.)). The noun parti itself occurs in the sense "parti-colored" from late 14c.