adjective \ˈgōl-dən\

: made of gold

: having the deep yellow color of gold

: very happy and successful

Full Definition of GOLDEN

:  consisting of, relating to, or containing gold
a :  being or having the color gold or the color of gold
b :  blond 1
:  of a high degree of excellence :  superb
:  prosperous, flourishing <golden days>
a :  radiantly youthful and vigorous
b :  having talents that promise great success —often used with boy
c :  highly favored :  popular
:  favorable, advantageous <a golden opportunity>
:  of, relating to, or being a 50th anniversary or its celebration
:  mellow, resonant <a smooth golden tenor>
gold·en·ly adverb
gold·en·ness \-də(n)-nəs\ noun

Examples of GOLDEN

  1. The memoir recounts the golden times in her life.
  2. <this may be your golden moment to impress a baseball scout, so don't blow it>

Origin of GOLDEN

Middle English
First Known Use: 13th century

Other Color Terms

argentine, cerise, cerulean, cyan, ocher, perse, puce, taupe, vermilion

Rhymes with GOLDEN


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