strike gold

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of strike gold

: to have great success with something
  • The studio struck gold with their latest film.

Word by Word Definitions

strike play
  1. : to take a course : go

  2. : to aim and usually deliver a blow, stroke, or thrust (as with the hand, a weapon, or a tool)

  3. : to arrive with detrimental effect

  1. : a tool for smoothing a surface (as of a mold)

  2. : an act or instance of striking

  3. : a work stoppage by a body of workers to enforce compliance with demands made on an employer

gold play
  1. : 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

  2. : gold coins

  3. : a gold piece

  1. : qualifying for a gold record


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