Synonyms for iridescent

Synonyms for (adjective) iridescent

Synonyms: iridescent, nacreous, opalescent, opaline, pearlescent

Definition: having a play of lustrous rainbow colors

Usage: an iridescent oil slick; nacreous (or pearlescent) clouds looking like mother-of-pearl; a milky opalescent (or opaline) luster

Similar words: bright

Definition: emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts

Usage: the sun was bright and hot; a bright sunlit room


Synonyms: changeable, chatoyant, iridescent, shot

Definition: varying in color when seen in different lights or from different angles

Usage: changeable taffeta; chatoyant (or shot) silk; a dragonfly hovered, vibrating and iridescent

Similar words: colorful, colourful

Definition: having striking color

Usage: colorful autumn leaves