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Definition 1: of lustrous grey; covered with or tinged with the color of silver - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where silvery or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • silvery hair

Synonyms for silvery in the sense of this definition

(silvery is similar to ...) having no hue

"neutral colors like black or white"

Definition 2: having the white lustrous sheen of silver - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where silvery or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a land of silver (or silvern) rivers where the salmon leap
  • repeated scrubbings have given the wood a silvery sheen

Synonyms for silvery in the sense of this definition

(silvery is similar to ...) emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts

"the sun was bright and hot" "a bright sunlit room"

Definition 3: resembling or reminiscent of silver - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where silvery or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a soft silvern voice
  • singing in her silvery tones

Synonyms for silvery in the sense of this definition

(silvery is similar to ...) having a pleasant sound

"a euphonious trill of silver laughter"

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