The waiter sets the table with silverware.
The metal forks, spoons and knives that you keep in a drawer in the kitchen and use to eat your meals are an example of silverware.
- articles, esp. tableware, made of or plated with silver
- any metal tableware
- Hollowware and flatware made of or plated with silver.
- Metal eating and serving utensils.
(countable and uncountable, plural silverwares)
silver +"Ž -ware