1A red-brown metal, the chemical element of atomic number 29. (Symbol: Cu)
- In addition, fruit juices are rich in essential minerals like iron, copper, potassium, sodium, iodine and magnesium.
- Silver fillings are actually made of a combination of metals including silver, tin, copper and mercury.
- Men usually work with metals such as copper, brass, and aluminum to craft decorative plates, wall hangings, and utensils.
3A reddish-brown color like that of copper.
- In other colourful news, I've just had some reddish / copper lowlights put in my hair.
- There weren't many people in my school with copper coloured hair.
- Looking closely, there's a hint of copper colouring in the larger scratch.
verb[with object] Back to top
Cover or coat (something) with copper.
- Drake watched it from atop the watchman's truck, against the pole that held the beat-up and coppered bell.
- Everything was made of gold, coppered from age.
A police officer.
- How do you know the coppers won't know you weren't there?
- Unless perhaps you were a copper going undercover.
- Since Monday I have been counting the number of coppers, cop cars, dog handling units, malicious arrests and good-humoured stop-and-searches I've spotted in Hackney.