Silver Star

noun

Definition of Silver Star

: a U.S. military decoration awarded for gallantry in action

called also Silver Star Medal

First Known Use of Silver Star

1932, in the meaning defined above

Learn More About Silver Star

Time Traveler for Silver Star

Time Traveler

The first known use of Silver Star was in 1932

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near Silver Star

silver standard

Silver Star

silver stick

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for Silver Star

Cite this Entry

“Silver Star.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Silver%20Star. Accessed 29 Sep. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Commonly Confused Words Quiz

  • vector image of a face with thought expression
  • I went to the ______ store to buy a birthday card.
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!