Definitions for silvery
ˈsɪl və risil·ve·ry
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word silvery.
resembling or reminiscent of silver
"a soft silvern voice"; "singing in her silvery tones"
silver, silvern, silveryadjective
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"
argent, silver, silvery, silverishadjective
of lustrous grey; covered with or tinged with the color of silver
Resembling silver in color, shiny white.
All the enameled race, whose silvery wing / Waves to the tepid zephyrs of the spring. uE000205567uE001 Alexander Pope.
Sprinkled or covered with silver.
Having the clear, musical tone of silver; soft and clear in sound.
a silvery laugh
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Besprinkled with silver.
Etymology: from silver.
A gritty stone, with small spangles of a white silvery talc in it. John Woodward, on Fossils.
Of all th’ enamel’d race whose silv’ry wing
Waves to the tepid zephyrs of the spring,
Once brightest shin’d this child of heat and air. Dunciad.
Silvery are a London-based 4-piece indie rock band, signed to Blow Up Records (the label of the Britpop night club Blow Up). Their sound was described by journalist David Quantick in The Word as "Splenetic, frenetic, kinetic" and in NME as "Girlie harmonies, sniggering, fairground piano... tumble-dried Blur melting Sparks into liquid pop".
Silvery typically refers to something that resembles silver, especially in color or appearance. It often describes objects or surfaces that are shiny, lustrous, glossy, or bright, similar to the shine or luster of silver metal. The term can also denote a light shade of gray. Furthermore, it can apply metaphorically to describe a clear, ringing sound, like that made by a small silver bell.
resembling, or having the luster of, silver; grayish white and lustrous; of a mild luster; bright
besprinkled or covered with silver
having the clear, musical tone of silver; soft and clear in sound; as, silvery voices; a silvery laugh
The numerical value of silvery in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of silvery in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
There’s a primal connection to our past and our placement in the universe, when the middle of the day goes dark and there’s this weird ring in the sky instead of the sun and it gets cooler and shadows are weird and silvery…It’s going to be the kind of moment to put goosebumps on your skin if you are paying attention to it.
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