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

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

Related terms: dull
2. [ noun ] (chemistry) a mixture of sulfides that forms when sulfide metal ores are smelted
Related terms: mixture sparkle_metal
3. [ verb ] change texture so as to become matted and felt-like
Synonyms: felt_up mat_up mat matt-up matte_up felt

"The fabric felted up after several washes"

Related terms: change mat
4. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 9216
5. [ noun ] the property of having little or no contrast; lacking highlights or gloss
Synonyms: flatness lusterlessness matt lustrelessness mat
Related terms: dullness felt
Similar spelling:   Matteo