Definition of gold medal
- He won three gold medals in the Olympics.
: a yellow malleable ductile metallic element that occurs chiefly free or in a few minerals and is used especially in coins, jewelry, and dentures — see Chemical Elements Table
: gold coins
: a gold piece
: qualifying for a gold record
: a small usually metal object bearing a religious emblem or picture
: a piece of metal often resembling a coin and having a stamped design that is issued to commemorate a person or event or awarded for excellence or achievement
: to win a medal
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