Definition of silver wedding in English:

silver wedding

(also silver wedding anniversary)

noun

  • The twenty-fifth anniversary of a wedding.

    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’

Pronunciation:

silver wedding

/ˈsilvər ˈwediNG/