1. colorful (vs. colorless), colourful (vs. colourless), brave, braw, gay, flashy, gaudy, jazzy, showy, sporty, many-sided, noisy, picturesque

usage: striking in variety and interest; "a colorful period of history"; "a colorful character"; "colorful language"

2. colorful (vs. colorless), colourful, ablaze, bright, brilliant, vivid, changeable, chatoyant, iridescent, shot, deep, rich, fluorescent, prismatic, psychedelic, shrill, vibrant, chromatic

usage: having striking color; "colorful autumn leaves"

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