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gold·en

 (gōl′dən)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, made of, or containing gold.
2.
a. Having the color of gold or a yellow color suggestive of gold.
b. Lustrous; radiant: the golden sun.
c. Suggestive of gold, as in richness or splendor: a golden voice.
3. Of the greatest value or importance; precious.
4. Marked by peace, prosperity, and often creativeness: a golden era.
5. Very favorable or advantageous; excellent: a golden opportunity.
6. Having a promising future; seemingly assured of success: a golden generation.
7. Of or relating to a 50th anniversary.

gold′en·ly adv.
gold′en·ness n.

golden

(ˈɡəʊldən)
adj
1. (Colours) of the yellowish or brownish-yellow metallic colour of gold: golden hair.
2. made from or largely consisting of gold: a golden statue.
3. happy or prosperous: golden days.
4. (sometimes capital) (of anniversaries) the 50th in a series: Golden Jubilee; golden wedding.
5. informal very successful or destined for success: the golden girl of tennis.
6. extremely valuable or advantageous: a golden opportunity.
ˈgoldenly adv
ˈgoldenness n

gold•en

(ˈgoʊl dən)

adj.
1. bright, metallic, or lustrous like gold; of the color of gold: golden hair.
2. made or consisting of gold: golden earrings.
3. exceptionally valuable, advantageous, or fine: a golden opportunity.
4. having glowing vitality; radiant: golden youth.
5. full of happiness, prosperity, or vigor: golden hours.
6. highly talented and favored: television's golden boy.
7. richly soft and smooth: a golden voice.
8. indicating the 50th event of a series, as a wedding anniversary.
[1225–75]
gold′en•ly, adv.
gold′en•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.golden - having the deep slightly brownish color of goldgolden - having the deep slightly brownish color of gold; "long aureate (or golden) hair"; "a gold carpet"
chromatic - being or having or characterized by hue
2.golden - marked by peace and prosperity; "a golden era"; "the halcyon days of the clipper trade"
happy - enjoying or showing or marked by joy or pleasure; "a happy smile"; "spent many happy days on the beach"; "a happy marriage"
3.golden - made from or covered with gold; "gold coins"; "the gold dome of the Capitol"; "the golden calf"; "gilded icons"
metal, metallic - containing or made of or resembling or characteristic of a metal; "a metallic compound"; "metallic luster"; "the strange metallic note of the meadow lark, suggesting the clash of vibrant blades"- Ambrose Bierce
4.golden - supremely favored; "golden lads and girls all must / like chimney sweepers come to dust"
blessed, blest - highly favored or fortunate (as e.g. by divine grace); "our blessed land"; "the blessed assurance of a steady income"
5.golden - suggestive of gold; "a golden voice"
euphonious, euphonous - having a pleasant sound; "a euphonious trill of silver laughter"
6.golden - presaging or likely to bring good luck; "a favorable time to ask for a raise"; "lucky stars"; "a prosperous moment to make a decision"
propitious - presenting favorable circumstances; likely to result in or show signs of success; "propitious omens"; "propitious gales speeded us along"; "a propitious alignment of planets for space exploration"

golden

adjective
1. yellow, bright, brilliant, blonde, blond, flaxen She combed and arranged her golden hair.
yellow black, dark, dull, brunette
2. successful, glorious, prosperous, best, rich, flourishing, halcyon the golden age of American moviemaking
successful poorest, worst, most unfavourable
3. promising, excellent, valuable, favourable, advantageous, auspicious, opportune, propitious There's a golden opportunity for peace which must be seized.
promising black, dark, untimely, unfavourable, wretched
4. favourite, favoured, most popular, best-loved, in Critics hailed him as the golden boy of British cinema. see shades of orange, shades of yellow
Translations
اليوبيل الذَّهَبيذَهَبيذَهَبِيّ
zlatýzlatavý
gyldenguldbryllup
kultainen
zlatan
aranyból valóaranylakodalom
gullgull-, úr gulli
金製の
금빛의
zlatistý
bleščečsvetlečzlat
gyllene
เหมือนทอง
altınaltın sarısıellinci evlilik yıldönümü
bằng vàng

golden

[ˈgəʊldən]
A. ADJ
1. (in colour) → dorado
a beautiful girl with bright golden hairuna chica preciosa con un pelo dorado y brillante
it gives your face an instant golden tanda un tono dorado instantáneo al rostro
the wine is golden in colourel vino es de un color dorado
fry the chicken pieces until goldendorar los trozos de pollo
2. (= made of gold) → de oro
3. (fig) (= outstanding) [years, era] → dorado; [future] → excelente
this is a golden opportunity for peaceésta es una oportunidad de oro para la paz, ésta es una excelente oportunidad para la paz
the golden days ofla época dorada de ...
B. CPD golden age Nedad f de oro
the Golden Age N (in Spanish Literature) → el Siglo de Oro
golden boy Nniño m bonito
the golden calf Nel becerro de oro
Golden Delicious (apple) Nmanzana f golden
golden eagle Náguila f real
the Golden Fleece Nel vellocino de oro
the Golden Gate Nel Golden Gate
golden girl Nniña f bonita
golden goal N (Ftbl) → gol m de oro
golden handcuffs NPL (Comm, Ind) dinero que una compañía paga a un empleado para inducirle a continuar en la empresa
golden handshake N (Comm, Ind) dinero que una compañía ofrece a un empleado como gratificación al jubilarlo o al despedirlo
golden hello N (Ind) dinero que una compañía paga a alguien para inducirle a que trabaje para esa compañía
golden jubilee Ncincuentenario m, cincuenta aniversario m
the golden mean Nel punto medio
golden oldie N (= song) → viejo éxito m; (= footballer, singer, etc) → vieja gloria f
golden parachute N (Comm, Ind) cláusula del contrato de un alto ejecutivo por el que se le otorgan beneficios especiales en caso de que resulte cesante debido a la adquisición de la empresa por otra
golden retriever Ngolden retriever m
golden rule Nregla f de oro
golden share Nparticipación f mayoritaria
golden syrup N (Brit) → miel f de caña, melaza f de caña
the Golden Triangle Nel Triángulo Dorado or de Oro
golden wedding (anniversary) Nbodas fpl de oro

golden

[ˈgəʊldən] adj
(= made of gold) → en or
(= gold in colour) [hair] → doré(e); [sand] → doré(e)
[future] → en or golden girlgolden age nâge m d'orgolden boy n (popular)enfant m chéri; (gifted)jeune prodige m; (financially successful)golden boy mgolden eagle naigle m royalGolden Gate Bridge n
the Golden Gate Bridge → le pont du Golden Gategolden girl n (popular)enfant f chériegolden goal n (= sudden-death goal) → but m en orgolden goodbye n = golden handshakegolden handshake n (British)prime f de départgolden hello nprime f d'embauchegolden jubilee n (British)cinquantième anniversaire m
to celebrate one's golden jubilee → fêter son cinquantième anniversairegolden oldie n (= song, film) → vieux succès m (= footballer, golfer, athlete) → ancienne star fgolden opportunity noccasion f en or
a golden opportunity to do sth → une occasion en or de faire qch
a golden opportunity for peace → une chance de paix uniquegolden rule nrègle f d'orgolden syrup n (British)sirop m de sucre rouxgolden wedding anniversary golden wedding nnoces fpl d'or

golden

adj
(in colour) → golden; hairgolden, goldblond; suntangoldbraun; sandgoldgelb; (Cook) → goldbraun; fry until goldenanbräunen; golden yellow/browngoldgelb/-braun
(liter: = made of gold) → golden ? also goose
(fig: = excellent) future, years, eragolden; a golden opportunity/chanceeine einmalige Gelegenheit/Chance

golden

:
golden age
n (Myth) → goldenes Zeitalter; (fig)Blütezeit f
golden boy
n (inf)Goldjunge m
golden buck
n (US Cook) überbackene Käseschnitte mit pochiertem Ei
golden calf
n the goldendas Goldene Kalb
golden chain
nGoldkette f
Golden Delicious
nGolden Delicious m
golden eagle
nSteinadler m
Golden Fleece
n the goldendas Goldene Vlies
Golden Gate
n the golden (Bridge)die Golden-Gate-Brücke
golden girl
n (inf)Goldmädchen nt
golden goal
n (Ftbl) → Golden Goal nt
golden goose
n (fig)Huhn, das goldene Eier legt, Goldgrube f
golden hamster
n (Zool) → Goldhamster m
golden handcuffs
pl (inf)Vergünstigungen pl (für leitende Angestellte, um diese längerfristig an ein Unternehmen zu binden)
golden handshake
n (inf)goldener Handschlag (inf), → Abstandssumme f; the director got a golden of £50,000der Direktor hat bei seinem Ausscheiden £ 50.000 bekommen
golden hello
n (inf)Einstellungsprämie f
golden jubilee
golden labrador
golden mean
n the golden (form)der goldene Mittelweg; to follow or pursue the goldendie goldene Mitte wählen
golden oldie
n (inf: = tune, record) → (Golden) Oldie m (inf)
golden oriole
nPirol m
golden parachute
n (inf) Schutzklausel für leitende Angestellte für den Fall einer Übernahme oder Fusion, → goldener Fallschirm (inf)
golden pheasant
nGoldfasan m
golden retriever
nGolden Retriever m
goldenrod
nGoldrute f
golden rule
ngoldene Regel; my golden is never to …ich mache es mir zu Regel, niemals zu …
golden section
n (Math, Phot) → goldener Schnitt
golden syrup
n (Brit) → (gelber) Sirup
Golden Temple
n the golden (Rel) → der goldene Tempel
golden thread
n (fig liter)roter Faden
Golden Triangle
n the golden (Geog) → das goldene Dreieck
golden wedding (anniversary)

golden

[ˈgəʊldn] adj (made of gold) → d'oro, in oro; (hair) → biondo oro inv; (era) → d'oro; (afternoon) → meraviglioso/a; (gold in colour) → dorato/a
a golden opportunity → un'occasione d'oro
the golden mean → il giusto mezzo
golden wedding (anniversary) → nozze fpl d'oro

gold

(gould) noun
1. an element, a precious yellow metal used for making jewellery etc. This watch is made of gold; (also adjective) a gold watch.
2. coins, jewellery etc made of gold.
3. the colour of the metal. the shades of brown and gold of autumn leaves; (also adjective) a gold carpet.
ˈgolden adjective
1. of gold or the colour of gold. golden hair.
2. (of a wedding anniversary, jubilee etc) fiftieth. They will celebrate their golden wedding (anniversary) next month.
ˈgoldfishplural ˈgoldfish noun
a small golden-yellow fish often kept as a pet. The child kept a goldfish in a bowl.
ˌgold-ˈleaf noun
gold beaten into a very thin sheet. a brooch covered with gold-leaf.
gold medal
in competitions, the medal awarded as first prize.
ˈgold-mine noun
1. a place where gold is mined.
2. a source of wealth or profit. That clothes shop is an absolute gold-mine.
ˈgold-rush noun
a rush of people to a part of a country where gold has been discovered.
ˈgoldsmith noun
a person who makes jewellery, ornaments etc of gold.
as good as gold
very well-behaved.
golden opportunity
a very good opportunity.

golden

ذَهَبِيّ zlatý gylden golden χρυσός dorado kultainen doré zlatan dorato 金製の 금빛의 gouden gyllen złoty dourado золотистый gyllene เหมือนทอง altın bằng vàng 金色的
References in classic literature ?
A soft strain of music sounded, and then at the back of the cave appeared a little figure in cloudy white, with glittering wings, golden hair, and a garland of roses on its head.
In the picture men lived again in a kind of pastoral golden age.
But these traces, and such hieroglyphics, or, to be more exact pictographs, as I have been able to decipher from the old documents, tell of one country, or perhaps it was only a city, over which this great golden idol of Quitzel presided.
They sat under a little oak, Tony resting against the trunk and the other girls leaning against her and each other, and listened to the little I was able to tell them about Coronado and his search for the Seven Golden Cities.
One, and she was the more juvenile in her appearance, though both were young, permitted glimpses of her dazzling complexion, fair golden hair, and bright blue eyes, to be caught, as she artlessly suffered the morning air to blow aside the green veil which descended low from her beaver.
His duties all performed, --the highest prosperity attained,--his race and future generations fixed on a stable basis, and with a stately roof to shelter them for centuries to come,--what other upward step remained for this good man to take, save the final step from earth to the golden gate of heaven
They seemed to have flung away all the golden grain of practical wisdom, which they had enjoyed so many opportunities of harvesting, and most carefully to have stored their memory with the husks.
But if these secret golden keys did seem to open in him his own secret golden treasuries, yet did his breath upon them prove but tarnishing.
The loveliest maiden is sitting High-throned in yon blue air, Her golden jewels are shining, She combs her golden hair;
I evolved this sage reflection, as, lost deep down in the green alleys of the dingle, having fortified the romantic side of my nature with sandwiches and sherry, I lazily put the question to myself as to what manner of girl I expected the Golden Girl to be.
And lastly the Golden Water, of which it is only needful to pour a single drop into a basin for it to shoot up into a fountain, which will never be exhausted, nor will the basin ever overflow.
One day, among the other fishes, he caught a golden crab.