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She said:'They had a slightly metallic taste and definitely made me feel energised. The Sun (2016)The fish has a nice, impressive appearance but there is no flavour at all of the fish; only the sickly metallic taste of the molasses. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Special effects and metallic finishes are hot trends. The Sun (2012)The experience left the metallic taste of old pan in my mouth. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It beams a radio signal that bounces back off a metallic object. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Or rock the look with a metallic nail. The Sun (2012)Cruise control and metallic paint are included in the price. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Go for metallic pinks and silvers to add a quirky touch to your outfit. The Sun (2008)Sparkling and metallic finishes are huge trends. The Sun (2013)The breath may smell unpleasant and there may be a metallic or bitter taste in the mouth. The Hayfever Handbook - a summer survival guide (1988)Near the shore the surface was a clear metallic green and still. The Crossing-Place (1993)One of the most enduring trends in recent years has been metallic finishes. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Lamps with metallic finishes will transform a chilly interior with a spot of warm sparkle. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Tourists gaze at me with that benign look reserved for those human statues who cover themselves in metallic paint. The Sun (2015)But research on wild and captive varieties which involved metallic objects being placed near food sources found no evidence to support it. The Sun (2014)The only option will be 450 for metallic paint. The Sun (2009)Was metallic silver too outré? Times, Sunday Times (2013)Last seen in the Noughties, metallic and shimmer nails are back in the spotlight. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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British English: metallic ADJECTIVE
A metallic sound is like the sound of one piece of metal hitting another.
There was a metallic click and the gates swung open.
Definition of metallic from the Collins English Dictionary
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