: consisting of a base metal covered with a layer of gold
a gold-filled bracelet

Word History

First Known Use

1890, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of gold-filled was in 1890

Dictionary Entries Near gold-filled

Cite this Entry

“Gold-filled.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gold-filled. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

Kids Definition

gold-filled

adjective
ˈgōl(d)-ˈfild
: covered with a layer of gold
a gold-filled bracelet
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