Try Our Apps


Avoid these words. Seriously.

flat silver

silver table utensils, as knives, forks, and spoons.
Origin of flat silver
An Americanism dating back to 1925-30 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for flat silver
Historical Examples
  • flat silver that was heavily plated except where it was likely to wear.

    The Innocents Sinclair Lewis
  • On the third finger of one hand was a flat silver ring, such as is sold by the country peddlers.

    The Underdog F. Hopkinson Smith
  • This salad looks best served in alternate slices of beet and celery, on a flat silver dish, around the sauce.

    Cakes & Ale Edward Spencer
  • Each was heaped from thwart to thwart with flat silver colored fish.

  • It is drunk from flat silver bowls greatly resembling saucers.

  • If the flat silver is kept in a basket, it is better to carry the basket from place to place and take out what is needed.

  • The flat silver box in which he carried his tobacco lay on the table beside him, and she idly took it up.

    The Halo Bettina von Hutten
  • Meade picked up the case, a gun-metal one, with Cadogan's monogram in thin, flat silver letters on the side.

    Sonnie-Boy's People James B. Connolly
  • The four Englishmen passed the flat silver case from hand to hand, each pressing his lips devoutly upon it.

    Sir Nigel Arthur Conan Doyle

Word of the Day

Nearby words for flat silver

Word Value for flat

Scrabble Words With Friends