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silverware

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noun sil·ver·ware \ˈsil-vər-ˌwer\

Simple Definition of silverware

  • : objects (such as forks, knives, spoons, dishes, teapots, etc.) for serving food and drink that are made of or covered with silver

  • : forks, knives, and spoons that are made of stainless steel, plastic, etc.

  • : something (such as a large cup or trophy) that is given as a prize in a sports contest

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of silverware

  1. 1 :  silver plate 1

  2. 2 :  flatware

Examples of silverware in a sentence

  1. The team has gone two seasons without winning any silverware.

  2. <we keep the silverware in a separate drawer>



1848

First Known Use of silverware

1848

Rhymes with silverware


SILVERWARE Defined for Kids

silverware

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noun sil·ver·ware \ˈsil-vər-ˌwer\

Definition of silverware for Students

  1. :  things (as knives, forks, and spoons) made of silver, silver-plated metal, or stainless steel





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