Definitions For Patina


  • A fine coating of oxide (produced by oxidation over a long period of time) on the surface of a metal (particularly copper)
  • A gloss or sheen on wooden furniture produced by age, polishing, or handling
  • An acquired change in the appearance of something (other than metal or wood)
  • A thin usually green layer that forms naturally on the metals copper and bronze when they are exposed to the air for a long time
  • A shiny or dark surface that forms naturally on something (such as wood or leather) that is used for a long time
  • A thin layer

Is Patina a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Patina is worth 8 points in Scrabble and 10 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Patina in a Sentence

  • Although the winery is brand-new, it has been constructed and decorated to give it a patina of old-world quaintness

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