Silverware

  • 1 Silverware — or Silver is a formal term for any of several household implements:* Silver (household), candlesticks, dishware, flatware or cutlery made of sterling silver or silverplate * Silver tea service, an opulent tea set in sterling silver or silverplate …

    Wikipedia

  • 2 Silverware — Sil ver*ware , n. Dishes, vases, ornaments, and utensils of various sorts, made of silver. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 silverware — 1860, from SILVER (Cf. silver) + WARE (Cf. ware) (n.) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 silverware — ☆ silverware [sil′vər wer΄ ] n. 1. articles, esp. tableware, made of or plated with silver 2. any metal tableware …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 silverware — [[t]sɪ̱lvə(r)weə(r)[/t]] 1) N UNCOUNT You can use silverware to refer to all the things in a house that are made of silver, especially the cutlery and dishes. There was a serving spoon missing when Nina put the silverware back in its box. Syn:… …

    English dictionary

  • 6 silverware — noun a) Anything made from silver. How different it was at Wembley as Ramos confirmed his reputation as a relentless pursuer of silverware by giving Spurs their first trophy in nine years. b) Anything with a silvery colour. Syn: cutlery …

    Wiktionary

  • 7 silverware — noun Silverware is used before these nouns: ↑drawer …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 8 silverware — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. silver, service, cutlery, flatware, hollow ware, silver plate. Common pieces of silverware include: knife, dinner knife, fish knife, steak knife, carving knife, butter spreader, butter knife, fork, salad fork, cold meat… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 9 silverware — sil|ver|ware [ˈsılvəweə US vərwer] n [U] 1.) BrE objects that are made of silver, for example dishes, plates, knives, forks etc 2.) AmE knives, forks, and spoons that are made of silver or a similar metal 3.) BrE a silver cup that a person or… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 silverware — UK [ˈsɪlvə(r)ˌweə(r)] / US [ˈsɪlvərˌwer] noun [uncountable] 1) objects made from silver, especially objects used at meals 2) American cutlery 3) British informal a large silver cup that is given as a prize in a sports competition Skelton s goal… …

    English dictionary

  • 11 silverware — noun Date: 1848 1. silver plate 1 2. flatware …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 12 silverware — /sil veuhr wair /, n. articles, esp. eating and serving utensils, made of silver, silver plated metals, stainless steel, etc. [1780 90; SILVER + WARE1] * * *       table knives, forks, and spoons that are made of silver. See cutlery; flatware. *… …

    Universalium

  • 13 silverware — Synonyms and related words: appliances, brassware, chinaware, clayware, copperware, cutlery, dining utensils, dinnerware, durable goods, durables, earthenware, enamelware, fixtures, flat silver, flatware, forks, glassware, graniteware, hard goods …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 14 silverware — sil|ver|ware [ sılvər,wer ] noun uncount 1. ) AMERICAN forks, knives, and spoons for eating or serving food: CUTLERY 2. ) objects made from silver, especially objects used at meals …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 silverware — n. flatware, eating and serving utensils made of silver or some other metal (i.e. forks, knives, spoons, etc.); articles made of or plated with silver …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 16 silverware — noun (U) 1 objects made of silver, especially knives, spoons, dishes etc 2 AmE knives, spoons and forks made of any metal …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 silverware — [ˈsɪlvəˌweə] noun [U] objects made from silver, especially objects used at meals …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 18 silverware — sil•ver•ware [[t]ˈsɪl vərˌwɛər[/t]] n. articles, esp. flatware, made of silver, silver plated metals, stainless steel, etc • Etymology: 1780–90 …

    From formal English to slang

  • 19 silverware — /ˈsɪlvəwɛə/ (say silvuhwair) noun articles, especially for table use, made of silver. {silver + ware1} …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 20 silverware — n. articles made of or coated with silver …

    Useful english dictionary