Dictionary.com

silvertip

[ sil-ver-tip ]
/ ˈsɪl vərˌtɪp /
Save This Word!

noun
QUIZ
QUIZ YOURSELF ON "WAS" VS. "WERE"!
Were you ready for a quiz on this topic? Well, here it is! See how well you can differentiate between the uses of "was" vs. "were" in this quiz.
Question 1 of 7
“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.

Origin of silvertip

An Americanism dating back to 1880–85; silver + tip1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use silvertip in a sentence

FEEDBACK