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English adjective: iridescent

1. iridescent varying in color when seen in different lights or from different angles

SamplesChangeable taffeta.
Chatoyant (or shot) silk.
A dragonfly hovered, vibrating and iridescent.

Synonymschangeable, chatoyant, shot

Similarcolorful, colourful

Antonymscolorless, colourless

2. iridescent having a play of lustrous rainbow colors

SamplesAn iridescent oil slick.
Nacreous (or pearlescent) clouds looking like mother-of-pearl.
A milky opalescent (or opaline) luster.

Synonymsnacreous, opalescent, opaline, pearlescent



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