- 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
Word Origin and History for parti-colored
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.