Origin of sterling
OTHER WORDS FROM sterlingster·ling·ly, adverbster·ling·ness, noun
Words nearby sterling
Other definitions for sterling (2 of 2)
How to use sterling in a sentence
The Sterling native played high school football at Dominion and has made two starts.For Virginia safety D’Angelo Amos, Veterans Day is a family affair|Gene Wang|November 11, 2020|Washington Post
During one news conference, Sterling in Georgia was up to his nose in microphones as reporters shouted questions about how the state can ensure an accurate count.Local campaign officials are becoming election-week celebrities. They’re too busy to notice.|Travis Andrews, Ashley Fetters|November 6, 2020|Washington Post
Markets will be surprised, and that will result in higher sterling.
The firm said it was responsible for most of the $350 million outflow from the London-listed Lyxor S&P 500 ETF over the past week that was then invested into a sterling-hedged version of the same fund.
Even if a Brexit agreement remains unresolved, Higgins still sees merit behind the sterling-hedged S&P 500 position.
Sterling came as the representative of her facility, which could not handle sending more than one person.
Dinosaurs like Donald Sterling draw the ire of Americans, regardless of political affiliation or ideological tilt.
Any chance of a panel about an issue of African-American interest featuring Paula Deen, Donald Sterling, and a Klan member?The Heritage Hate Panel Features Two Leading Islamophobes|Dean Obeidallah|June 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Did you think the world might finally be done with Donald Sterling, the demented, disgraced Los Angeles Clippers owner?
And she answered, ‘We have to watch the Donald Sterling thing!’The Fabulous Life of EJ Johnson, the Stylish Son of the Lakers Legend|Itay Hod|June 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The lack of bill buyers in foreign countries who will quote as low rates on dollar as on sterling bills.Readings in Money and Banking|Chester Arthur Phillips
I do not wholly like these cold and stately English, yet I think I am not blind to their many sterling qualities.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
We had our fun, and cleared besides a profit of nearly four pounds sterling.
Joseph Mylchreest was a Manxman, a rough diamond but a man of sterling worth.
The cost of these improvements up to completion is estimated at about one million sterling.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
British Dictionary definitions for sterling (1 of 2)
- British moneypound sterling
- (as modifier)sterling reserves
- short for sterling silver
- (as modifier)a sterling bracelet