Meaning of kaleidoscope
Pronunciation: (ku-lī'du-skōp"), [key]
- an optical instrument in which bits of glass, held loosely at the end of a rotating tube, are shown in continually changing symmetrical forms by reflection in two or more mirrors set at angles to each other.
- a continually changing pattern of shapes and colors.
- a continually shifting pattern, scene, or the like: The 1920s were a kaleidoscope of fads and fashions.
- kaleidoscope (Thesaurus)