gold record

noun

Definition of gold record

: a gold phonograph record awarded to a singer or group whose single record or album has sold at least 500,000 copies

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First Known Use of gold record

1957


GOLD RECORD Defined for English Language Learners

gold record

noun

Definition of gold record for English Language Learners

  • : an award that is given to a singer or musical group for selling a lot of recordings


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