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Having color that will not run or fade with washing or wear: a colorfast fabric.

col′or·fast′ness n.


(ˈkʌl ərˌfæst, -ˌfɑst)

maintaining color without fading or running: colorfast yarn.
col′or•fast`ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.colorfast - having color that is resistant to fading or running
imperviable, impervious - not admitting of passage or capable of being affected; "a material impervious to water"; "someone impervious to argument"


Permanently resistive to fading:
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