AskDefine | Define silverware

Dictionary Definition

silverware n : tableware made of silver or silver plate or pewter or stainless steel

User Contributed Dictionary

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Etymology

Noun

  1. Anything made from silver.
  2. Anything with a silvery colour.
  3. knives, forks and spoons
  4. trophies, success in a competition.
    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.

Synonyms

Translations

(US) knives, forks and spoons

Extensive Definition

Silverware or Silver is an informal term for any of several household implements:

Synonyms, Antonyms 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, hardware, hollow ware, housefurnishings, housewares, ironmongery, ironware, kitchenware, knives, metalware, ovenware, silver, silver plate, spoons, sporting goods, stainless-steel ware, stoneware, tablespoon, tableware, teaspoon, tinware, tools and machinery, white goods, woodenware
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