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1. colorfast

adjective. ['ˈkʌlɝˌfæst'] having color that is resistant to fading or running.

Synonyms

  • imperviable

Antonyms

  • permeable
  • receptive

Etymology

  • -fast (English)
  • color (English)
  • color (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Colorfast

  • amcast
  • belfast
  • broadcast
  • chloroplast
  • comcast
  • downcast
  • enthusiast
  • flabbergast
  • forecast
  • holdfast
  • iconoclast
  • lightfast
  • newscast
  • outcast
  • outlast
  • overcast
  • pendergast
  • polycast
  • prendergast
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Example sentences of the word colorfast


1. Adjective
If your rug was made with colorfast dye, you may steam the carpet to remove the creases.

2. Noun, singular or mass
You can prevent fading and extend the life of colored clothes by making them colorfast before washing.

3. Verb, past participle
When you knit or crochet a swimsuit you require yarn that holds its shape and is colorfast.

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