1. iridescent

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


  • opaline
  • opalescent
  • pearlescent
  • bright


  • unpolished
  • inauspicious
  • unintelligent
  • unreverberant

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Rhymes with Iridescent

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

How do you pronounce iridescent?

Pronounce iridescent as ˌɪrəˈdɛsənt.

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Sentences with 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 about 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