- having different colors in different areas or patches; variegated: a parti-colored dress.
Origin of parti-colored
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Examples from the Web for party-colored
Who ever dreamed of clothing them, in imagination, in dark or party-colored garments?Ernest Linwood
Caroline Lee Hentz
It is not very large and is faced with party-colored marbles.A History of Art for Beginners and Students
Clara Erskine Clement
So there was little of gazing into the party-colored eyes now.Double Trouble
The μαλλωσις or insertion of spots of party-colored fur upon the plain skin of animals, was a favorite ornament of the wealthy.
In party-colored varieties the color markings of the male and female are sometimes different.Our Domestic Birds
John H. Robinson
Word Origin and History for party-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.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper