silver screensilver screen
- a screen on which films are projected in theaters
- ⌂ films collectively: with the
The medium in which movies are shown: graphic violence on the silver screen; a star of the silver screen.
Origin of silver screenFrom a type of movie screen covered with silver-colored metallic paint.
(plural silver screens)
- the cinema screen onto which movies are projected
- (idiomatic) By extension, the movies or that related to movies or cinema.
- Stars of the stage and the silver screen gathered for the awards ceremony.