Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

silverback

[sil-ver-bak]
noun
  1. an older male gorilla, usually the leader of a troop, whose hairs along the back turn gray with age.
Show More

Origin of silverback

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for silverback

Contemporary Examples


British Dictionary definitions for silverback

silverback

noun
  1. an older male gorilla with grey hair on its back
Show More
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012