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Meaning of SILVERY

Pronunciation:  'silvuree

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  having the white lustrous sheen of silver; "a land of silver (or silvern) rivers where the salmon leap"; "repeated scrubbings have given the wood a silvery sheen"
  2. [adj]  resembling or reminiscent of silver; "a soft silvern voice"; "singing in her silvery tones"
  3. [adj]  lustrous gray; covered with or tinged with the color of silver; "silvery hair"
 

SILVERY is a 7 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: achromatic, argent, bright, euphonious, euphonous, silver, silverish, silvern
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sil"ver*y\, a.
1. Resembling, or having the luster of, silver; grayish white
   and lustrous; of a mild luster; bright.

         All the enameled race, whose silvery wing Waves to
         the tepid zephyrs of the spring.      --Pope.

2. Besprinkled or covered with silver.

3. Having the clear, musical tone of silver; soft and clear
   in sound; as, silvery voices; a silvery laugh.

{Silvery iron} (Metal.), a peculiar light-gray fine-grained
   cast iron, usually obtained from clay iron ore.

 

 

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