Definition of golden
1 : consisting of, relating to, or containing gold
2a : being or having the color gold or the color of goldb : blond 1
4 : of a high degree of excellence : superb
6a : radiantly youthful and vigorousb : having talents that promise great success —often used with boyc : highly favored : popular
8 : of, relating to, or being a 50th anniversary or its celebration
goldennessplay \ˈgōl-də(n)-nəs\ noun
Examples of golden in a Sentence
The memoir recounts the golden times in her life.
this may be your golden moment to impress a baseball scout, so don't blow it
Recent Examples of golden from the Web
The 30-pound, black and brown golden retriever mix was last seen Tuesday at about 5:30 p.m., said Elsa Gaytan, who knows the family and is a close friend of the husky owners.
But after that golden period, funds failed to keep up with inflation and the agency lost 22 percent of its purchasing power between 2003 and 2015.
Golden bamboo, or Phyllostachys aurea, is the most common culprit in control issue situations.
Farmer Simon Kahari recently sold tobacco worth more than $6,000 at an auction in Zimbabwe, a small fortune reflecting the golden leaf’s resurgence in this southern African country.
Cook until golden and firm, about three minutes per side. 2.
The album is named after a mythical golden city sought in the Americas by Europeans.
Golden oldies pumped through the ballroom’s speakers as couples shimmied across the dance floor, some of them joined by family members and caregivers.
Four dancers, statuary by artist Dominic Benhura, cavort amid silky, golden mounds of Japanese forest grass.
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Origin and Etymology of golden
First Known Use: 13th century
GOLDEN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of golden for English Language Learners
: made of gold
: having the deep yellow color of gold
: very happy and successful
GOLDEN Defined for Kids
Definition of golden for Students
1 : like, made of, or containing gold
2 : having the deep yellow color of gold golden flowers
3 : very good or desirable a golden opportunity
4 : very prosperous and happy a golden age
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