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noun 
  1. A mature male of the several species of gorilla, so named from the silver streaking on their backs.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: (t, nl, zilverrug, m)
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verb 
  1. (slang/idiom) To go silverback is to fly into an intense and sudden rage reminiscent of a silverback gorilla. This might involve contortions of the face, grimaces, and a roar of anger.
Etymology: silver + back.


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