Meaning of colored

col•ored

Pronunciation: (kul'urd), [key]
— adj.
  1. having color.
  2. belonging wholly or in part to a race other than the white, esp. to the black race.
  3. pertaining to the black race.
  4. influenced or biased: colored opinions.
  5. specious; deceptive: The authorities detected a colored quality in her statement.
  6. of some hue other than green.
—n.
    1. a black person.
    2. the colored,black persons as a group.
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Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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