Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Coloured"

Synonyms of "Coloured" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between coloured in yellow and coloured on yellow ?
A: coloured is UK English we say colored in the US (no U)

Colored in yellow - the paint/ink is yellow

Colored on yellow - the paper/surface is yellow
Q: What is the difference between coloured and colorful ?
A: That glass is coloured >> It has colour on it.
That glass is colourful >> There are lots of different colours.
Q: What is the difference between coloured and colored ?
A: Americans spell it without the "u". It is the same word, though, pronounced the same.
Q: What is the difference between coloured pencil and crayon ?
A: @broccola89: Crayon uses a different material. Coloured pencils still uses wood and led.

Translations of "Coloured"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? “I should/need to buy other coloured clothes” as in after saying “I have too many red clothes”
A: I should buy clothes in other colors. (In the USA we spell it “colors” in the UK they spell “colours”)

Other questions about "Coloured"

Q: What does dated ( coloured green) mean in the picture?
This is a definition from Oxford dictionary. But I don't understand what dated indicates. Could be a old way to use?
A: "dated" means 'out of date', it sounds old fashioned, no longer used.
Q: I grew up having different coloured skin and hair [in comparison・compared] to other children.

Which one do you prefer? If you can, explain why.
Does this sound natural?
A: i hear compared to more than in comparison
Q: I am currently drawn to black coloured food. Does this sound natural?
A: Or you can say
I am currently interested in black coloured food.
Q: Tow different coloured eyes or two differently coloured eyes?
you're dead now or you're now dead?
A: Two different coloured eyes is correct
Q: After all, coloured pencils are my favorite tool. Does this sound natural?
A: @vegemiter_ You can use tool, instrument or implement in this sentence. Probably tool or instrument are the best.

For the beginning, "after all" is good. You can also say "It turns out..." or "In the end...".

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