"Silverware" originally meant "eating utensils made from silver." (An "eating utensil" being a fork, spoon or knife). Now, all eating utensils are called "silverware" regardless of what materials they are made of!
REAL silver eating utensils are expensive. Usually you receive a set of real silverware as a wedding gift & you use the set for special occasions.

I still don't get why stainless steel (or worse, plastic) forks, spoons & knives are called "silverware" WHEN THEY ARE NOT MADE OF SILVER!
by Silky Smooth April 28, 2004
bling made of silver. Could be rims, silver chains, anything silver used as a necessity to like go with a fit or a car.
trying to jack mah silverware, bitch. ill kill you!
by bojzzle December 7, 2004
Term used by guys to alert each other of an attractive woman nearby; specifically, one with a nice butt.
Charles and Henry are purchasing sodas at the local malt-shop. Henry notices a lovely girl at the jukebox with a big ol booty.
"Charles, silverware." *gestures in the vicinity of the girl.
"Dayum, Henry. Imma eggwash dat ass fo'sho!"
by The Rev NG8 August 4, 2018
The act of performing the acts of spooning, forking, and kniving in a single period of time.
We were totally silverwaring all night long!
by GracieLou1000 September 18, 2011
The undetermined point in time at which a roommate will finally wash the dishes he/she has used when and if there are no clean dishes left to be used or no clean dishes left that he/she requires.
Roommate 1: "When is he going to do the dishes?"
Me: "Oh, when he hits The Silverware Shift."
by KMeyers September 27, 2012
Used amongst employees of the service (bartender, waiter, busser, etc) field. Meant to bring attention to a certain customer present at a table, booth, counter, or elsewhere within the property for a visually obvious reason without arising suspicion amongst the patrons.
Busser: Silverware check table 85.
Waiter: Holy shit, you can see her tits from here!

Busser: Silverware check the bar top, pretty sure the female at the end isn't old enough to order juice, let alone a drink.
by NiggaHatingDolphin August 9, 2011
A group of people who are spooning.
"Hey" said John upon entering his dorm room. "I don't mind you and your girlfriend hanging out in here, but I don't want a frigging silverware drawer in here"!
by Alejandro 11 September 3, 2007