Monday, March 28, 2011

iridescent

iridescent [ ir-i-DES-uh’ nt ]
 noun, adjective ]
 MEANING :
 1. (adj.) colourful and lustrous like a rainbow
2. (n.) material or cloth that displays lustrous colours like a rainbow
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 The iridescent painting was eye-catching.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 An elephant hawk-moth's beautiful deep pink wings, edged in iridescent green, would put even the brightest of butterflies to shame.