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silvertail

[ sil-ver-teyl ]
/ ˈsɪl vərˌteɪl /
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noun Australia and New Zealand Informal.

a person of affluence or influence.

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Origin of silvertail

First recorded in 1895–1900; silver + tail1
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British Dictionary definitions for silvertail

silvertail
/ (ˈsɪlvəˌteɪl) /

noun

Australian informal a rich and influential person
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