February 12, 2015 =========
☆ colorful カラフルな
In English, we use “colorful” to describe a few different things, and the meaning changes depending on the context. The meaning most commonly used is simply that something that is colorful has bright colors or a lot of different colors. For example:
The leaves were colorful and the scenery was amazing.
She was wearing colorful clothes and stood out at the party.
The other main usage of “colorful” is to mean “exciting” or “interesting” and sometimes a little bit shocking. For example:
A colorful story is full of exciting details.
A colorful person or character is someone who behaves in an interesting or amusing way.
If someone has had a “colorful past” or a “colorful career” we mean that they have been involved in many exciting things, and some of those things were probably a bit shocking.
And one last way to use it is to say “colorful language” which means that the language is rude or offensive.
Did you know all those ways to use colorful or were some new to you?