- a male given name.
or Silvester I
- Saint,died a.d. 335, pope 314–335.
or Silvester II
- Gerbert, died 1003, French ecclesiastic: pope 999–1003.
Examples from the Web for sylvester
Attendees this time around included usual suspects such as Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone, and Barbra Streisand.Pamela Anderson Is Israel’s No. 1 Fan
November 7, 2014
It must be surreal to be working on a movie in the Rocky franchise and have Sylvester Stallone actually be there.Michael B. Jordan: Playing a Black Superhero in 'Fantastic Four' Is a 'Huge Responsibility'
September 28, 2014
Also, who thought it was okay to let Sylvester Stallone end a scene by saying “Ba Bam” and walking out of a room?I Am The Hague! Sylvester Stallone's 'Expendable' Wet Dream
August 18, 2014
Last time I was on, it was myself, Carey Mulligan, DeNiro, and Sylvester Stallone.Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill on ‘22 Jump Street,’ Penis Kissing, and Julie Andrews’s Boobs
June 10, 2014
Even Sylvester, the bishop of Rome, sent two delegates instead of going himself.Plotting Nicea III Could Be Pope Francis's Masterstroke
June 8, 2014
Sylvester chose a table in a retired corner, and they sat down.
Sylvester, also, would be of the party; he seemed delighted at the opportunity.
Mr. Sylvester told me you and your son had an appointment with him for this afternoon.
Instead of answering, Sylvester pushed an electric button on his desk.
The house itself had been procured through the kind interest of Sylvester.
- original name Gerbert of Aurillac. c. 940–1003 ad, French ecclesiastic and scholar; pope (999–1003): noted for his achievements in mathematics and astronomy
Word Origin and History for sylvester
masc. proper name, from Latin, literally "woody, sylvan, rural," from Latin silvester, from Latin silva "wood, forest" (see sylvan). St. Sylvester's Day is Dec. 31.