1. [ adjective ] not reflecting light; not glossy
Synonyms: mat matte matted flat

"flat wall paint" "a photograph with a matte finish"

Related terms: dull
2. [ noun ] Man's first name, popularity rank in the U.S. is 329
3. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 9105
4. [ noun ] the property of having little or no contrast; lacking highlights or gloss
Synonyms: flatness lusterlessness matte lustrelessness mat
Related terms: dullness felt
Similar spelling:   Matty