Gilded - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɡɪldəd|  American pronunciation of the word gilded
Brit.  |ˈɡɪldɪd|  British pronunciation of the word gilded
- this word is a past tense form of the verbto gild
- this word is a past participle form of the verbto gild

adjective

- having the deep slightly brownish color of gold (syn: aureate, gilt, gold, golden)
- based on pretense; deceptively pleasing(syn: glossy, meretricious, specious)

the gilded and perfumed but inwardly rotten nobility

- ostentatiously rich and superior in quality(syn: deluxe, grand, lush, luxurious, opulent, princely, sumptuous)

gilded dining rooms

- made from or covered with gold(syn: gold, golden)

gilded icons

Examples

Gilded Chamber

the gilded and perfumed but inwardly rotten nobility

...Diamond Jim Brady was perhaps the most celebrated cormorant of the Gilded Age....

...a florid, gilded mirror that took up most of the wall...

The autumn sun gilded the lake.

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