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Colourfull vs. Colourful: Mastering the Correct Spelling

Edited by Huma Saeed || By Sawaira Riaz || Updated on September 16, 2023
The incorrect spelling is "colourfull," while the correct spelling is "colourful." Colourful means full of color or vibrancy.

Which is correct: Colourfull or Colourful

How to spell Colourful?

Colourfull is Incorrect

Colourful is Correct

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Key Differences

Think of "colour" and then simply add "ful" at the end.
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"Colourful" has two 'u's but only one 'l.'
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"Full" becomes "ful" when combined with "colour."
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Only one L in "colourful," like a single paintbrush stroke to add color.
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Recall that “graceful” and “beautiful” also have just one L at the end.
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Sep 16, 2023
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Colourful Definitions

Colourful means richly filled with color.
The colourful quilt brightened up the room.
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Colourful can describe language that is expressive and vivid.
The author uses colourful language in his novel.
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Colourful implies variety and diversity.
The market was a colourful array of fruits and vegetables.
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Colourful may refer to events that are lively and entertaining.
It was a colourful celebration.
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Colourful can describe a personality that is vibrant and interesting.
She had a colourful character that everyone loved.
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Standard spelling of colorful
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Same as colorful.
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Having striking color;
Colorful autumn leaves
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FAQs

What is the verb form of colourful?

There is no verb form of "colourful." The related verb would be "to color."
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What is the root word of colourful?

The root word is "color."
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Which vowel is used before colourful?

"A," as in "a colourful painting."
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Which conjunction is used with colourful?

"And," as in "colourful and vibrant."
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Is colourful a noun or adjective?

It's an adjective.
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What is the pronunciation of colourful?

Pronounced as /ˈkʌlərfəl/.
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Which article is used with colourful?

"A" or "the," depending on context.
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Sep 16, 2023

What is the singular form of colourful?

Colourful (it's an adjective, not a noun).
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Which preposition is used with colourful?

"In," as in "in a colourful manner," or "of," as in "painting of colourful landscapes."
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Why is it called colourful?

It's called "colourful" because it denotes something full of color or vibrant.
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What is the plural form of colourful?

Colourful does not have a plural form as it is an adjective.
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Is colourful an abstract noun?

No, it's an adjective.
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Is colourful a countable noun?

It's not a noun, so it's not countable.
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How many syllables are in colourful?

Three syllables.
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What is the first form of colourful?

Colourful (it's an adjective, so it doesn't have forms like verbs do).
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Is the word 'colourful' imperative?

No, it is not an imperative form; it's an adjective.
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How do we divide colourful into syllables?

Col-our-ful.
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Sep 16, 2023

What is another term for colourful?

Vibrant, vivid.
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What is the second form of colourful?

Not applicable, it's an adjective.
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Is colourful an adverb?

No, but its adverbial form is "colourfully."
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Sep 16, 2023

Is colourful a vowel or consonant?

It is a word, not a vowel or consonant.
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Is colourful a collective noun?

No, it's an adjective.
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Is the term 'colourful' a metaphor?

It can be used metaphorically but is not inherently a metaphor.
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Which determiner is used with colourful?

"The," "a," "this," depending on context.
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What is the third form of colourful?

Not applicable, it's an adjective.
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Sep 16, 2023

Is colourful a negative or positive word?

Generally considered a positive word.
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Sep 16, 2023

What is a stressed syllable in colourful?

The first syllable, "col," is stressed.
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Sep 16, 2023

What part of speech is colourful?

Adjective.
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What is the opposite of colourful?

Drab, monochrome.
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Sep 16, 2023

How is colourful used in a sentence?

Example: The festival was a colourful event that everyone enjoyed.
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