Definition of silver-toned in English:



  • 1Silver in colour or shade.

    ‘silver-toned metal’
    • ‘Available today is a variety of more ornate, silver-toned frames, including carved mouldings and wide, layered-look framing.’
    • ‘Extremely lightweight, the bags feature a high quality silver-toned nylon liner.’
    • ‘Ferns that are short, tall, medium green, silver-toned, wispy or leathery are being discovered at nurseries everywhere.’
    • ‘From Christian Dior, these silver wrap-around sunglasses are crafted from silver-toned metal with graduated gray lenses.’
    • ‘Also interesting in this image is the shiny, silver-toned band aligned in a north-to-south direction.’
    • ‘His trainer was trotting through the backstretch, which, in that weather, gave the impression of a silver-toned daguerreotype from the course's opening in 1863.’
    • ‘From a distance you can tell them apart because the clubs in the Performance line have a silver-toned face.’
    • ‘The quilted leather dash and silver-toned trim are as glamorous as anything Mercedes has ever made.’
    • ‘Avoid anything too cool, like grays or silver-toned shades.’
    • ‘"In the last year, there has been a growing trend to incorporate silver-toned or brushed-nickel hardware in case goods collections," he said.’
  • 2Clear and melodious.

    ‘his silver-toned tenor’
    • ‘The Bavarian State Opera production boasts one of the finest trios of Rosenkavalier ladies in Gwyneth Jones, Brigitte Fassbaender and the incomparably silver-toned Lucia Popp.’
    • ‘She has been praised by Opera News for her “delectably rich, silver-toned mezzo-soprano, with a beautiful sense of line and effortless rapid runs”.’
    • ‘The music of silver-toned bells filled the sky.’
    • ‘Women's voices, though, are clear and silver-toned.’
    • ‘There's silver-toned guitar jangle, a gentle-sway rhythm and sleepy-stoned lyrics.’
    • ‘He had a head for the law and a silver-toned voice for the jury.’