1. iridescent

adjective. ['ˌɪrəˈdɛsənt'] having a play of lustrous rainbow colors.


  • opaline
  • opalescent
  • pearlescent
  • bright


  • unpolished
  • inauspicious
  • unintelligent
  • unreverberant

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Words that Rhyme with Iridescent

  • antidepressant
  • incandescent
  • convalescent
  • obsolescent
  • luminescent
  • suppressant
  • fluorescent
  • evanescent
  • effervescent
  • depressant
  • adolescent
  • quiescent
  • incessant
  • crescent
  • bessent

Example sentences of the word iridescent

1. Adjective
The head and neck of the Indian, or blue, peacock is a rich, iridescent blue.

2. Noun, singular or mass
It is a colorful fish with bright iridescent gold and patches of blue and green.

Quotes containing the word iridescent

1. Some of us get dipped in flat, some in satin, some in gloss...."He turned to me. "But every once in a while, you find someone who's iridescent, and when you do, nothing will ever compare.
- Wendelin Van Draanen, Flipped

2. iridescent

adjective. ['ˌɪrəˈdɛsənt'] varying in color when seen in different lights or from different angles.


  • chatoyant
  • changeable
  • shot
  • colorful


  • dark
  • inglorious
  • dimmed
  • unhappy