Definition of coppery in English:



  • Like copper, especially in colour.

    ‘his hair was fine and coppery’
    • ‘The leaves are then spread out to dry until they turn coppery in color.’
    • ‘The coppery taste came as my teeth cut into my lip.’
    • ‘They both have red hair, but Mike's is more of a coppery auburn, while Melonie's is a soft strawberry-blonde.’
    • ‘He could feel and taste the warm coppery blood that came forth.’
    • ‘Like a chameleon, flower color changes dramatically - from pink to coppery pink to rusty orange as the season progresses.’
    • ‘His looked all coppery so I asked what it was made of.’
    • ‘When I go to the window I see a coppery brown mare in the front yard, gazing at me with unblinking bitter-chocolate eyes.’
    • ‘Her hair was a coppery colour and her features were smooth and delicate.’
    • ‘It was extremely coppery at first, but slowly became sweet.’
    • ‘Unlike many redheads she was tanned to a coppery colour.’
    • ‘Its coppery brown fronds turn a golden yellow in the autumn.’
    • ‘Although deciduous in cooler climates, here blueberries retain their attractive coppery foliage until pruning time in winter.’
    • ‘Beneath the hop flavours lies a big smooth malty taste which also delivers the signature soft coppery colour of this brew.’
    • ‘Either way, at about 10: 15, you would have seen the moon begin to change from white to shades of coppery orange and red!’
    • ‘The colour faded from his coppery face and it turned white.’
    • ‘The pennies roll like waves as the long rays of the late afternoon sun bring out the coppery greens of these used, ‘matured’ pennies.’
    • ‘They continued to trickle in under the coppery sun.’
    • ‘All but her front incisors are capped with some very red-gold, its either very red gold or it looks coppery.’
    • ‘Her nostrils flared, drawing in a sharp coppery scent.’
    • ‘The display of gold satiated my thirst of a lifetime, the incredible offers, and the variety of designs, in bright, and white gold, in muted and coppery gold.’
    hazel, chocolate-coloured, coffee-coloured, cocoa-coloured, nut-brown
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