silvery

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Etymology[edit]

silver +‎ -y

Adjective[edit]

silvery (comparative silverier, superlative silveriest)

  1. Resembling silver in color, shiny white.
    All the enameled race, whose silvery wing / Waves to the tepid zephyrs of the spring. — Alexander Pope.
  2. Sprinkled or covered with silver.
  3. Having the clear, musical tone of silver; soft and clear in sound.
    a silvery laugh

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