Meaning of “coloured” in the English Dictionary

"coloured" in British English

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colouredadjective

UK US colored uk /ˈkʌl.əd/ us /ˈkʌl.ɚd/

colourednoun

UK US colored uk /ˈkʌl.əd/ us /ˈkʌl.ɚd/

coloured noun (RACE)

[ C ] old-fashioned a person who has black or brown skin. This word is now considered offensive by most people.

Coloured [ C ]

-colouredsuffix

UK US -colored uk / -kʌl.əd/ us / -ɚd/

(Definition of “coloured” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)