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iridescent

ir·i·des·cent

iridescent

 
 
pronunciation:
i rih de snt
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: emitting or reflecting a lustrous play of colors covering the spectrum, like a rainbow.
Most hummingbirds have iridescent plumage.
definition 2: shiny, lustrous, or brightly colored.
The toothpaste ad promises you an iridescent smile.
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derivations: iridescently (adv.), iridescence (n.)