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GOLDEN

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does golden mean? 

GOLDEN (adjective)
  The adjective GOLDEN has 6 senses:

1. having the deep slightly brownish color of gold
2. marked by peace and prosperity
3. made from or covered with gold
4. supremely favored or fortunate
5. suggestive of gold
6. favoring or bringing good luck

  Familiarity information: GOLDEN used as an adjective is common.


 Dictionary entry details 


GOLDEN (adjective)


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Meaning:

Having the deep slightly brownish color of gold

Synonyms:

golden; gilt; gilded; gold; aureate

Context examples:

long aureate (or golden) hair / a gold carpet

Similar:

chromatic (being or having or characterized by hue)


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Meaning:

Marked by peace and prosperity

Synonyms:

halcyon; golden; prosperous

Context examples:

a golden era / the halcyon days of the clipper trade

Similar:

happy (enjoying or showing or marked by joy or pleasure or good fortune)


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Meaning:

Made from or covered with gold

Synonyms:

gold; golden; gilded

Context examples:

gold coins / the gold dome of the Capitol / the golden calf / gilded icons

Similar:

metal; metallic (containing or made of or resembling or characteristic of a metal)


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Meaning:

Supremely favored or fortunate

Synonyms:

fortunate; favored; golden

Context example:

golden lads and girls all must / like chimney sweepers come to dust

Similar:

blessed; blest (highly favored or fortunate (as e.g. by divine grace))


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Meaning:

Suggestive of gold

Context example:

a golden voice

Similar:

euphonious; euphonous (having a pleasant sound)


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Meaning:

Favoring or bringing good luck

Synonyms:

lucky; favorable; favourable; prosperous; golden

Context examples:

a favorable time to ask for a raise / lucky stars / a prosperous moment to make a decision

Similar:

propitious (presenting favorable circumstances; likely to result in or show signs or success)


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