adjective sil·very \ˈsil-v(ə-)rē\

: shiny and white or light gray in color like silver

of sound : high, clear, soft, and pleasant

Full Definition of SILVERY

:  having the luster of silver
:  having a soft high clear musical tone <a silvery voice>
:  containing or consisting of silver
sil·ver·i·ness noun

Examples of SILVERY

  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

First Known Use of SILVERY

14th century
SILVERINESS Defined for Kids


adjective sil·very \ˈsil-və-rē\

Definition of SILVERY for Kids

:  shiny and medium gray <a silvery fish>


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