a. exhibiting or giving out colors like those of rainbow; gleaming or shimmering with rainbow colors
She admired the iridescent hues of the oil that floated on the surface of the water.
Sentence in Classic:
Ham at one end of the table and fried chicken at the other, collards swimming richly in pot liquor iridescent with grease, snap beans in mountains on brightly flowered porcelain, fried squash, stewed okra, carrots in cream sauce thick enough to cut.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
And this time his being within her was all soft and iridescent, purely soft and iridescent, such as no consciousness could seize.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence Context
Suddenly these two wheeled out from the mass of dancers, dived into one of the pools of the heath, and came out somewhere into an iridescent hollow, arched with rainbows.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy Context
He played with the idea and grew wilful; tossed it into the air and transformed it; let it escape and recaptured it; made it iridescent with fancy and winged it with paradox.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde Context