Definition of silverware in English:


Syllabification: sil·ver·ware
Pronunciation: /ˈsilvərˌwer


  • 1Dishes, containers, or cutlery made of or coated with silver.
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    • This cornucopia of all things interesting and Irish continues with a large offering of Irish silverware.
    • In 1878 he won two more first prizes for silverware at the Paris exhibition.
    • With my rag, I scooped some rubbing compound and began polishing silverware for the banquet.
  • 1.1Eating and serving utensils made of any material.
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    • She stood in front of the sink, a pile of dirty dishes and silverware on one side, and a pile of clean on the other side.
    • No one said a word, and only the clink of dishes and silverware was heard in the uncomfortable silence.
    • With an excited smile, Ally went into the kitchen to get plates and silverware.

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