Gold - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɡəʊld|  American pronunciation of the word gold
Brit.  |ɡəʊld|  British pronunciation of the word gold


- coins made of gold
- a deep yellow color (syn: amber)
he admired the gold of her hair
- a soft yellow malleable ductile (trivalent and univalent) metallic element; occurs mainly as nuggets in rocks and alluvial deposits; does not react with most chemicals but is attacked by chlorine and aqua regia
- great wealth
Whilst that for which all virtue now is sold, and almost every vice--almighty gold
- something likened to the metal in brightness or preciousness or superiority etc.
the child was as good as gold
she has a heart of gold


- made from or covered with gold (syn: gilded, golden)
gold coins
the gold dome of the Capitol
the golden calf
- having the deep slightly brownish color of gold (syn: aureate, gilded, gilt, golden)
long aureate (or golden) hair
a gold carpet

Extra examples

What is the price of gold?

He made a gold.

So Australia gets the gold and Britain the silver.

She came to the party dripping with gold (=wearing a lot of gold).

The room was decorated in golds and blues.

Gold looks good on people with dark hair.

That car cost me a damn fortune, it could've been made of gold! разг.

He's got a real head of gold.

Whilst that for which all virtue now is sold, and almost every vice--almighty gold

This is silver and that is gold.

The winner was awarded a gold medal.

...soon all manner of people had arrived in the valley to prospect it for gold...

The area was soon filled with prospectors who were mining for gold.

Local people were hired to mine the gold.

The ring is solid gold.

Word forms

singular: gold
plural: golds
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