Acrylic (adjective)

  1. Made of or relating to a synthetic resin or polymer containing acrylonitrile.
  2. Paint, fabric or yarn made from this material.


From acrylonitrile + -ic.


  1. She knitted a warm scarf with acrylic yarn.
  2. He painted the wall with acrylic paint.
  3. This fabric is made of acrylic, that"s why it"s very soft.
  4. Acrylic fibers are synthetic fibers made from a polymer containing acrylonitrile.
  5. Acrylic nails are made of a type of plastic and are used as a substitute for real nails.
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