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1.
Interesting or diverse. Not drab or boring.
I've added a lot of colorful words to my vocabulary by using urban dictionary.
by Michelle0000 April 11, 2007
 
2.
When mouthed to someone it looks as though the person mouthing it is saying "I love you."
1st person (silently mouthing): Colorful
2nd person: Awww, I love you, too.
by AmyElizabeth95 December 12, 2010
 
3.
a somewhat light way of describing someone that is blatantly gay/ a flaming homosexual
Ryan Seacrest seemed to be acting extra colorful on Idol last night.
by thunderstruck94 January 11, 2011