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  • adj. Resembling a rainbow; displaying a range of colours.


rainbow +‎ -like (Wiktionary)


  • A water bird jittered a rainbowlike haze across the front lawn.

    The Glass Rainbow

  • "She claimed that you walked to the center of the room, became two-dimensional, and just faded away, like the old soldier that you are, with a rainbowlike accomnaniment."

    The Hand of Oberon

  • With these works as brackets, the textilelike qualities of Alfred Jensen's thick-surfaced grids and rainbowlike concentric ovals come to the fore.

    NYT > Home Page

  • The word "iridescent" for "having or showing shifting changes in color or an interplay of rainbowlike colors" comes from this root.

    Rockford Register Star Home RSS

  • The rainbowlike arcs represent references from a chapter in one book to a chapter in another.



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