Definitions

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  • adjective Somewhat silver in colour.

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  • adjective of lustrous grey; covered with or tinged with the color of silver

Etymologies

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silver +‎ -ish

Examples

  • "Mrs. Tad-Wallington, dressed in a kind of silverish flowered -- brocaded,

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  • I recall them both being silverish in the original Annihilation.

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  • In the living room, pictured, the owners chose an antique white color on the walls and a soft gray and silverish purple for the furniture to "achieve a sense of timelessness," Ms. Arlidge said.

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  • The coiled concertina wire has a leaden color as he arrives beside it, though the many barbs to his left and right, hit with moonlight, seem silverish.

    GIRL BY THE ROAD AT NIGHT

  • After covering herself and tying the belt of the robe at her waist, she locates a metal box bound by cord, and taking up from the bed the 300 piastres the GIs left and the 550 Madame Lieu paid her, she deposits it all in the box with her paper money, red and green, a mix of silverish and copper-colored coins.

    GIRL BY THE ROAD AT NIGHT

  • After covering herself and tying the belt of the robe at her waist, she locates a metal box bound by cord, and taking up from the bed the 300 piastres the GIs left and the 550 Madame Lieu paid her, she deposits it all in the box with her paper money, red and green, a mix of silverish and copper-colored coins.

    GIRL BY THE ROAD AT NIGHT

  • The coiled concertina wire has a leaden color as he arrives beside it, though the many barbs to his left and right, hit with moonlight, seem silverish.

    GIRL BY THE ROAD AT NIGHT

  • Two sleen, their blood dark in the silverish moonlit sand, lay dead near him.

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  • The coiled concertina wire has a leaden color as he arrives beside it, though the many barbs to his left and right, hit with moonlight, seem silverish.

    GIRL BY THE ROAD AT NIGHT

  • After covering herself and tying the belt of the robe at her waist, she locates a metal box bound by cord, and taking up from the bed the 300 piastres the GIs left and the 550 Madame Lieu paid her, she deposits it all in the box with her paper money, red and green, a mix of silverish and copper-colored coins.

    GIRL BY THE ROAD AT NIGHT

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