Definition of Silver Star in English:

Silver Star

Syllabification: Sil·ver Star


A decoration bestowed by the US Army upon a soldier for gallantry in action.
More example sentences
  • He received a Silver Star, the Army's third-highest award for valor.
  • From 1969 to 1970 he served as a company commander in Vietnam, where he won a Silver Star for gallantry after being wounded in a skirmish.
  • He was wounded slightly on three different occasions and received a Silver Star for bravery.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day noisome
Pronunciation: ˈnɔɪs(ə)m
having an extremely offensive smell