Definition of silver medal in English:

silver medal

noun

  • A medal made of or colored silver, customarily awarded for second place in a race or other competition.

    • ‘Rachel received a silver medal for second in Munster and swam very well in Dublin.’
    • ‘Spain won the silver medal, while the USA pipped the Netherlands for bronze.’
    • ‘This earned the Horsforth athlete the silver medal with only five centimetres separating him from the winner.’
    • ‘The speed and difficulty of their program saw them get awarded with the silver medal.’
    • ‘A silver medal in the senior competition was, however, a major triumph for the young fighter.’
    • ‘New Zealand took the silver medal in Malaysia and have sent a strong squad.’
    • ‘What do you do after you've won a team silver medal in a competition open to an entire continent?’
    • ‘Zarina Gizkova won the silver medal on the hoop and Vera Sesina took the bronze on the rope.’
    • ‘He was also awarded a silver medal for services to international sport by The Brazilian Sports Confederation.’
    • ‘Brazil also guaranteed themselves at least a silver medal in the men's event.’
    • ‘In December 1992, aged 15, she won a silver medal at a dance competition in Finland.’
    • ‘At an awards ceremony on November 3 he will be given a silver medal and a cash award for his achievement.’
    • ‘For Garcia it was a second silver medal at the World Championships.’
    • ‘They are all in the bottom half of the draw, which means at least the silver medal will go to a non-seeded player.’
    • ‘In the event finals, she won the silver medal on uneven bars and the bronze medal on vault.’
    • ‘She is world champion and collected a silver medal in Manchester 12 months ago.’
    • ‘There was heartbreak for Chris Newton, who helped GB to qualify for the final, as he missed out on a silver medal.’
    • ‘In the end, the team just about managed to hang on to the silver medal.’
    • ‘Anthony Ricketts is a 23 year-old who won a silver medal at the Commonwealth Games in Manchester.’
    • ‘Nadeem Siddique hopes to see Khan, who scooped a silver medal at Athens, and his family at ringside.’
    silver medal, second prize
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Pronunciation:

silver medal

/ˈsilvər ˈmedl/