metallic

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me·tal·lic / məˈtalik/ • adj. of, relating to, or resembling metal or metals: metallic alloys a curious metallic taste. ∎  (of sound) resembling that produced by metal objects striking each other; sharp and ringing: the terrifying, metallic clamor of the fire-engine bell. ∎  (of a person's voice); emanating or as if emanating via an electronic medium: a metallic voice rasped tinnily from a concealed speaker. ∎  having the sheen or luster of metal: a metallic green sports car.• n. a paint, fiber, fabric, or color with a metallic sheen: dresses that shine with sequins and metallics.DERIVATIVES: me·tal·li·cal·ly / -ik(ə)lē/ adv.

metallic

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metallic Of mineral lustre, having the sheen characteristic of a metal.