every cloud has a silver lining

Definition of every cloud has a silver lining

  1. —used to say that every bad situation holds the possibility of something good

Word by Word Definitions

everyplay
  1. :  being each individual or part of a group without exception

    :  being each in a series or succession

    :  being all taken severally

cloudplay
  1. :  a visible mass of particles of condensed vapor (as water or ice) suspended in the atmosphere of a planet (as the earth) or moon

    :  something resembling or suggesting a cloud: such as

    :  a light filmy, puffy, or billowy mass seeming to float in the air

  1. :  to grow cloudy

    :  to become troubled, apprehensive, or distressed in appearance

    :  to billow up in the form of a cloud

silverplay
  1. :  silver as a commodity

    :  coin made of silver

    :  articles (as hollowware or table flatware) made of or plated with silver

  1. :  made of silver

    :  resembling silver: such as

    :  having a white lustrous sheen

  1. :  to cover with silver (as by electroplating)

    :  to coat with a substance (as a metal) resembling silver

    :  to give a silvery luster to

liningplay
  1. :  material that lines or that is used to line especially the inner surface of something (such as a garment)

    :  the act or process of providing something with a lining


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