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1. silvery

adjective. ['ˈsɪlvɝi'] resembling or reminiscent of silver.

Synonyms

  • euphonous
  • euphonious

Antonyms

  • nonmetallic
  • colorful
  • subjective

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • silver (English)
  • silver (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Silvery

  • mcgilvery

How do you pronounce silvery?

Pronounce silvery as ˈsɪlvəri.

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Sentences with silvery


1. Adjective
Damaged leaves and trails of silvery mucus on or around a petunia are a common sign of slug activity.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Trim the excess fat or thin silvery film from each chicken gizzard and discard.

3. Verb, base form
Beaver colors range greatly, from dark brown to pale brown sides to silvery.

Quotes about silvery


1. Dumbledore watched her fly away, and as her silvery glow faded he turned back to Snape, and his eyes were full of tears."After all this time?""Always,"said Snape.
- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

2. silvery-bodied

adjective. having a silver-colored body.

Synonyms

  • bodied

Antonyms

  • incorporeal
  • disembodied

3. silvery-green

adjective. of something having a color that is a light shiny green.

Synonyms

  • chromatic

Antonyms

  • uncolored
  • off-white

4. silvery-white

adjective. of a white that resembles silver.

Synonyms

  • silver-white
  • neutral

Antonyms

  • colorful
  • subjective
  • reactive

5. silvery-grey

adjective. of grey resembling silver.

Synonyms

  • silver-grey
  • silver-gray
  • achromatic
  • silvery-gray

Antonyms

  • colorful
  • subjective
  • reactive
  • positive

6. silvery-gray

adjective. of grey resembling silver.

Synonyms

  • silver-grey
  • silver-gray
  • achromatic
  • silvery-grey

Antonyms

  • colorful
  • subjective
  • reactive
  • positive

7. silvery-blue

adjective. of something having a color that is a light shiny blue.

Synonyms

  • chromatic

Antonyms

  • uncolored
  • off-white

8. silvery-leaved

adjective. having silvery leaves.

Synonyms

  • silver-leaved
  • leafy
  • silvery-leafed

Antonyms

  • aphyllous
  • defoliate
  • scapose
  • defoliated

9. silvery

adjective. ['ˈsɪlvɝi'] having the white lustrous sheen of silver.

Synonyms

  • silvern
  • bright

Antonyms

  • discolor
  • insulator
  • inarticulate

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • silver (English)
  • silver (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. silvery

adjective. ['ˈsɪlvɝi'] of lustrous grey; covered with or tinged with the color of silver.

Synonyms

  • silver
  • neutral
  • silverish
  • achromatic

Antonyms

  • reactive
  • positive
  • negative
  • charged

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • silver (English)
  • silver (Middle English (1100-1500))
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