Synonyms of copper


1. copper, Cu, atomic number 29, metallic element, metal, conductor

usage: a ductile malleable reddish-brown corrosion-resistant diamagnetic metallic element; occurs in various minerals but is the only metal that occurs abundantly in large masses; used as an electrical and thermal conductor

2. copper, penny, cent, centime

usage: a copper penny

3. bull, cop, copper, fuzz, pig, policeman, police officer, officer

usage: uncomplimentary terms for a policeman

4. copper, copper color, reddish brown, sepia, burnt sienna, Venetian red, mahogany

usage: a reddish-brown color resembling the color of polished copper

5. copper, lycaenid, lycaenid butterfly

usage: any of various small butterflies of the family Lycaenidae having coppery wings


1. copper, coat, surface

usage: coat with a layer of copper

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