(noun, adjective, verb)


1. 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

Similar word(s): aluminiferous, antimonial, argentiferous, auriferous, bimetal, bimetallic, bronze, gilded, gold, golden, metallike, silver, tinny, metallic


1. any of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.

Definition categories: substance, element

2. a mixture containing two or more metallic elements or metallic and nonmetallic elements usually fused together or dissolving into each other when molten

Similar word(s): alloy

Definition categories: substance, mixture

Sentences with metal as a noun:

- We have American Airlines tickets, but it's on British Airways metal.


1. cover with metal

Definition categories: contact, coat, surface