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silvery

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adjective sil·very \ˈsil-v(ə-)rē\

Simple Definition of silvery

  • : shiny and white or light gray in color like silver

  • of sound : high, clear, soft, and pleasant

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of silvery

  1. 1 :  having the luster of silver

  2. 2 :  having a soft high clear musical tone <a silvery voice>

  3. 3 :  containing or consisting of silver

silveriness noun

Examples of silvery in a sentence

  1. a pond full of silvery fish

  2. a dress of silvery gray silk

  3. Silvery light reflected off the water.

  4. The violinist played with a bright, silvery tone.

  5. a singer with a beautiful silvery voice



14th Century

First Known Use of silvery

14th century


SILVERY Defined for Kids

silvery

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adjective sil·very \ˈsil-və-rē\

Definition of silvery for Students

  1. :  shiny and medium gray <a silvery fish>





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