: covered with a thin layer of gold
a gold-plated serving tray

Examples of gold-plated in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Young men with silver- and gold-plated lowrider bicycles lounged in chinos and T-shirts, while other men traded stories about cars past. David Gonzalez David Dee Delgado, New York Times, 19 May 2024 Its flamboyant top and gold-plated adornments—all mounted on a rounded base—reminded Stout of her studio manager Kate’s grandma. Stephanie Sporn, Vogue, 14 Dec. 2023 Our Southern Living collection cross charm bracelet is gold-plated with lovely glass pearls. Enjanae' Taylor, Southern Living, 7 Nov. 2023 The collection had also been whittled down from the early 19th century, with objects stolen, lost or damaged and discarded including silver and gold-plated ornaments, mission records and liturgical texts. Deborah Vankin, Los Angeles Times, 28 June 2023 Expand it beyond the Oscars, and the cast gets even more gold-plated. Vulture, 2 June 2023 While the case itself houses a black dial that’s stainless steel, the hands and markers are gold-plated, and all versions of the 39 feature the model’s typical sapphire crystal, automatic Caliber 79350 movement, pump chronograph pushers, and a fluted crown. Louisa Ballhaus, Robb Report, 17 Apr. 2023

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