Definition of silver wedding in English:

silver wedding

(also silver wedding anniversary)

noun

  • The twenty-fifth anniversary of a couple's wedding.

    ‘they will be celebrating their silver wedding at a top London restaurant’
    • ‘They celebrated their silver wedding anniversary in March and have two children, Rebecca, 17, and Rachel, 19.’
    • ‘A couple who met when their wheelchairs were loaded into an ambulance taking them to a Ryedale special school have celebrated their silver wedding.’
    • ‘The play is set in three time zones - the wedding night, the silver wedding anniversary, and then a further 23 years (the present day) later.’
    • ‘And they only got away with one of the gold earrings from my husband for our silver wedding anniversary.’
    • ‘The couple have three children and two grandchildren and have been on one cruise before, around the Caribbean aboard the Cunard Countess, to celebrate their silver wedding anniversary.’

Pronunciation

silver wedding