going for the gold

idiom

Definition of going for the gold

: trying to win a gold medal She's going for the gold at the Olympics.

Learn More About going for the gold

Dictionary Entries Near going for the gold

going forth

going for the gold

going/getting nowhere fast

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for going for the gold

Cite this Entry

“Going for the gold.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/going%20for%20the%20gold. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!