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Definition of "silverware" [sil•ver•ware]

  • Hollowware and flatware made of or plated with silver. (noun)
  • Metal eating and serving utensils. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "silverware" in a sentence
  • "He should also make sure never to end a sentence with a preposition, and always use silverware from the inside out."
  • "• 'People might say it is a Mickey Mouse cup but it's a trophy'• Winger has yet to win silverware in his professional career"
  • "If you're interested in silverware, you should go check it out."