Examples from the Web for iridescent
New York in the 1920s was iridescent, and its boom was spontaneous.
Or on an iridescent gold and green suit detailed with iridescent green mirco-paillettes.Schiaparelli Returns to Couture at Paris Fashion Week|Liza Foreman|January 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was paired with a sweater designed like an exaggerated version of a V-neck made in an iridescent knit.
Iridescent colors came in combinations of deep reds, purples, golds, and greens.
He wears contact lenses that turn his eyes an iridescent blue.In Florida, Romney Acolytes Knock on Doors, Beg for Votes|Winston Ross|November 5, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The blurred, iridescent outlines of the rocks confused him; his head was ringing.The Girl in the Golden Atom|Raymond King Cummings
If the sun pierce the mist, the whole lights up with iridescent fires and becomes a resplendent cluster of diamonds.The Life of the Spider|J. Henri Fabre
Bathed in an indescribable glow, the towering sides of the greatest icebergs showed a medley of ever-changing, iridescent colors.My Attainment of the Pole|Frederick A. Cook
The writing of some folk is nothing but a froth of words—lucky if it glistens without, like a blobber of iridescent foam.The House with the Green Shutters|George Douglas Brown
On the whole, then, it cannot be doubted that several symbolic motives are inwoven into the iridescent fabric of the play.The Master Builder|Henrik Ibsen
British Dictionary definitions for iridescent
Word Origin for iridescent
Word Origin and History for iridescent
1796, literally "rainbow-colored," coined from comb. form of Latin iris (genitive iridis) "rainbow" (see iris). Related: Iridescently.