Metallic Definition

mĭ-tălĭk
metallics
adjective
Of, or having the nature of, metal.
Webster's New World
Like, characteristic of, or suggestive of metal.
A metallic sound.
Webster's New World
Containing, yielding, or producing metal.
Webster's New World
Having a quality suggesting or associated with metal, especially:
American Heritage
Harshly resonant.
American Heritage
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noun
A yarn or fiber made of, containing, or resembling metal.
American Heritage
A fabric, typically shiny or iridescent, made of such yarn or fiber.
American Heritage
A metallic color.
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Other Word Forms of Metallic

Noun

Singular:
metallic
Plural:
metallics

Origin of Metallic

  • From Latin metallicus, from metallum (“metal").

    From Wiktionary

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