Associations to the word «Silvery»


SILVERY, adjective. Resembling silver in color, shiny white.
SILVERY, adjective. Sprinkled or covered with silver.
SILVERY, adjective. Having the clear, musical tone of silver; soft and clear in sound.
SILVERY GIBBON, noun. A gibbon found in Java, Hylobates moloch.
SILVERY GIBBONS, noun. Plural of silvery gibbon
SILVERY MARMOSET, noun. A Brazilian monkey, Callithrix argentata, having white fur, a dark tail, and naked ears
SILVERY MARMOSETS, noun. Plural of silvery marmoset
SILVERY POMFRET, noun. An edible fish, Stromateoides argenteus.
SILVERY POMFRETS, noun. Plural of silvery pomfret
SILVERY RIVER, proper noun. (mythology) (astronomy) the Milky Way, the night sky visual phenomenon caused by dense regions of the Milky Way Galaxy appearing nebulous (generally found when referring to East Asians in a historical context, situated in East Asia)
SILVERY SEDGE, noun. A sedge species, Carex canescens.

Dictionary definition

SILVERY, adjective. Resembling or reminiscent of silver; "a soft silvern voice"; "singing in her silvery tones".
SILVERY, adjective. Having the white lustrous sheen of silver; "a land of silver (or silvern) rivers where the salmon leap"; "repeated scrubbings have given the wood a silvery sheen".
SILVERY, adjective. Of lustrous grey; covered with or tinged with the color of silver; "silvery hair".

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