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  1. coated or plated with silver.

  2. coated with a silverlike substance, as quicksilver or tinfoil: a mirror of silvered glass.

  1. tinted a silver color, or having silver highlights: silvered hair.

Origin of silvered

First recorded in 1475–85; silver + -ed2

Other words from silvered

  • un·sil·vered, adjective

Words Nearby silvered Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use silvered in a sentence

  • His hair, already silvered, and carefully dressed, seemed to furrow his head with streaks of black and white alternately.

    Honorine | Honore de Balzac
  • She gave the impression of a tall creature of extreme grace as she sat propping her back against her silvered chair.

    The Butterfly House | Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • He will look at the ghostly architecture silvered in the moonlight, and then he will murmur "Big hit!"

    Seeing Things at Night | Heywood Broun
  • A full moon stood in the sky, and radiance silvered the bosom of the lake, the mystic shores, the far-off horizon.

    The Art of Disappearing | John Talbot Smith