Definition of coloury in English:

coloury

adjective

  • 1Chiefly informal. Full of or characterized by colour (literal and figurative); colourful.

  • 2Originally US. Of a crop or natural product: having a colour associated with good quality; specifically (of coffee beans) having a bright, bluish tint.

Origin

Early 18th century; earliest use found in Aaron Hill (1685–1750), writer and entrepreneur. From colour + -y.

Pronunciation

coloury

/ˈkʌləri/