- adjective referring to something that is like metal, especially in appearance
- Consisting of, or containing a metal. For example, a metallic chemical element such as aluminum or copper.
- Of, pertaining to, associated with, or having the characteristics of a metal. For instance, a metallic luster.
- adjective made of metal or containing metal
- used to describe a wine that has a taste of metal or tin, often caused by excess time in contact with a metal container