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colorful (adj.)

1872, "full of color," from color (n.) + -ful. From 1876 in the figurative sense of "interesting." Related: Colorfully; colorfulness.

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Definitions of colorful from WordNet

colorful (adj.)
having much or varied color;
colorful autumn leaves
Synonyms: colourful
colorful (adj.)
striking in variety and interest;
a colorful period of history
colorful language
a colorful character
Synonyms: colourful
colorful (adj.)
having color or a certain color; sometimes used in combination;
Synonyms: colored / coloured
From wordnet.princeton.edu