1. [ adjective ] made of calico or resembling calico in being patterned

"calico dresses" "a calico cat"

2. [ adjective ] having sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly
Synonyms: multicolor multicolored multicolour multicoloured painted particolored particoloured piebald pied varicolored varicoloured motley

"a jester dressed in motley" "the painted desert" "a particolored dress" "a piebald horse" "pied daisies"

Related terms: colored
3. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 22405
4. [ noun ] (clothing) coarse cloth with a bright print
Related terms: fabric
Similar spelling:   callous