metallic

Metallic things are either made out of metal or look like they are. Your metallic party dress might be covered in sparkly silver sequins. Yowza!

A metallic bicycle might be unpainted chrome — made of metal, in other words. Your metallic nail polish only resembles metal, glinting and shining gold. It's also possible to taste something that reminds you of metal and get a lingering metallic taste in your mouth. Metallic comes from metal, and both are rooted in the Greek metallon, "metal or ore."

Definitions of metallic
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adj containing or made of or resembling or characteristic of a metal

“a metallic compound”
metallic luster”
“"the strange metallic note of the meadow lark, suggesting the clash of vibrant blades"- Ambrose Bierce”
Synonyms:
metal
all-metal
consisting completely of metal
aluminiferous
containing alum or aluminum
antimonial
containing antimony
argentiferous
containing or yielding silver
auriferous, gold-bearing
containing gold
bimetal, bimetallic
formed of two different metals or alloys; especially in sheets bonded together
bronze
made from or consisting of bronze
gilded, gold, golden
made from or covered with gold
metal-looking, metallic-looking, metallike
resembling metal
silver
made from or largely consisting of silver
tinny
thin and metallic in sound; lacking resonance
Antonyms:
nonmetal, nonmetallic
not containing or resembling or characteristic of a metal
metalloid
of or being a nonmetallic element that has some of the properties of metal
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n a yarn made partly or entirely of metal

Type of:
thread, yarn
a fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving

n a fabric made of a yarn that is partly or entirely of metal

Type of:
cloth, fabric, material, textile
artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers

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