- having or exhibiting a variety of colors.
Origin of polychromatic
Related Words for polychromaticcheckered, dappled, kaleidoscopic, motley, mottled, multicolored, piebald, polychrome, polychromic, spotted, varicolored, variegated, versicolor, particolored, pied, prismatic
Examples from the Web for polychromatic
Historical Examples of polychromatic
The adornment, plastic and polychromatic, is strictly structural.Six Major Prophets
Edwin Emery Slosson
The pen of Joseph on such occasions was like his predecessor's coat, polychromatic.The Woman-Hater
Bewitched as by the spinning of a polychromatic top, he could not leave the Island.Sinister Street, vol. 2
The arch spanned the blue sky, and on the dark mountains extended the polychromatic reflection.The Prophet of the Great Smoky Mountains
Charles Egbert Craddock
Hittorf was full of his rather excessive theories about the polychromatic architecture of the ancients.Ingres
A. J. Finberg
polychromic (ˌpɒlɪˈkrəʊmɪk) or polychromous
- having various or changing colours
- (of light or other electromagnetic radiation) containing radiation with more than one wavelength
- Having or exhibiting many colors.
- Consisting of or related to radiation of more than one wavelength.
- Of or having many colors. Compare monochromatic.