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coppery

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Pronunciation: /ˈkɒp(ə)ri
 
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Definition of coppery in English:

adjective

Like copper, especially in colour: his hair was fine and coppery
More example sentences
  • Beneath the hop flavours lies a big smooth malty taste which also delivers the signature soft coppery colour of this brew.
  • Unlike many redheads she was tanned to a coppery colour.
  • The colour faded from his coppery face and it turned white.

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