a small receptacle having a handle and a hinged lid, used for collecting the contents of ashtrays, crumbs from a dinner table, etc., for disposal.
- Silent cop
noun 1. (Austral, informal) a small hemispherical traffic marker at an intersection
adjective 1. making no sound; quiet; still: a silent motor. 2. refraining from speech. 3. speechless; mute. 4. not inclined to speak; taciturn; reticent. 5. characterized by absence of speech or sound: a silent prayer. 6. unspoken; tacit: a silent assent. 7. omitting mention of something, as in a narrative: The records are silent about […]
noun 1. the U.S. citizens who supported President Nixon’s policies but who were not politically vocal, outspoken, or active: considered by him to constitute a majority. 2. any group of people who are not outspoken and who are considered to constitute a majority. silent majority noun 1. a presumed moderate majority of the citizens who […]
- Silent night
“Silent Night” definition A song of Christmas, originally composed in Austria in the nineteenth century. It begins, “Silent night, holy night, / All is calm, all is bright….”