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Definition of "pearlescent" [pearl•es•cent]

  • Having a pearly luster or gloss. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "pearlescent" in a sentence
  • "Finished in pearlescent white with titanium finished accents."
  • "Da-lite cinema contour 144 x 192-in pearlescent … …. $500usd"
  • "The fastest growth, says Freedonia, will be in the special-effect pigments, which provide eye-catching effects such as pearlescent or luminescent patterns, or colors that change with the angle of viewing."