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silverware

noun sil·ver·ware \ˈsil-vər-ˌwer\

: 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

Full Definition of SILVERWARE

1
:  silver plate 1
2
:  flatware

Examples of SILVERWARE

  1. The team has gone two seasons without winning any silverware.
  2. <we keep the silverware in a separate drawer>

First Known Use of SILVERWARE

1848

Rhymes with SILVERWARE

SILVERWARE Defined for Kids

silverware

noun sil·ver·ware \ˈsil-vər-ˌwer\

Definition of SILVERWARE for Kids

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

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