Silver Star

nounU.S. Army.
  1. a bronze star with a small silver star at the center, awarded to a soldier who has been cited in orders for gallantry in action, when the citation does not warrant the award of a Medal of Honor or the Distinguished Service Cross.

  • Also called Silver Star Medal.

Words Nearby Silver Star Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Silver Star in a sentence

  • A crowd of Silver Star “rooters” were to follow on the trolley.

  • "Yes, the Silver Star," said the Martian without any note of wonder or surprise in his voice.

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  • They rolled silently along under the trees, from which every now and then a little Silver Star was brushed into the carriage.

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  • When the pirates clambered aboard the Silver Star they seemed to be boarding a deserted vessel.