gold medal

noun

Definition of gold medal

: a medal made of gold that is awarded as the prize for first place in a sports competition He won three gold medals in the Olympics.

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“Gold medal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gold%20medal. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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