silver medal

noun
a medal, traditionally of silver or silver in color, awarded to a person or team finishing second in a competition, meet, or tournament.
Also, silver.

silver medalist, noun
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silver medal
 
n
gold medal Compare bronze medal a medal of silver awarded to a competitor who comes second in a contest or race

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Main Entry:  silver medal
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a medal made of or colored silver, esp. that given for second place in a competition
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In each case, the faces of gold and silver medal winning athletes were scrutinised.
They are complaining even silver medal was too generous for her.
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