Silver Agesilver age
- Class. Myth. the second age of the world, inferior to the earlier Golden Age
- [s- a-] any period of progress, prosperity, etc. of a lesser degree than that of a corresponding golden age
A period of history secondary in achievement to that of a golden age.
(plural silver ages)
- an historical period of great accomplishment in a field or a society, usually following, and not quite as good as, a golden age, and not as bad as an iron age.