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gold medal

n
(Individual Sports, other than specified) a medal of gold, awarded to the winner of a competition or race. Compare silver medal, bronze medal
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gold′ med′al


n.
a medal, traditionally of gold, awarded to a person or team finishing first in a competition. Compare bronze medal, silver medal.
[1905–10]
gold′ med′alist, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gold medal - a trophy made of gold (or having the appearance of gold) that is usually awarded for winning first place in a competitiongold medal - a trophy made of gold (or having the appearance of gold) that is usually awarded for winning first place in a competition
trophy, prize - something given as a token of victory
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Translations
ميداليه ذَهَبيَّه
zlatá medaile
guldmedalje
aranyérem
gullpeningur
zlatá medaila
guldmedalj
altın madalya

gold medal

n (Sport) → medaglia d'oro
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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.
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References in classic literature ?
I'm the one gold-medal prize-winner in the combing of his lovely daughter's lovely hair.
Shim was one of the gold-medal hopefuls in this event as she won the silver medal in the 2014 Sochi Olympics.
Six years after his gold-medal swim, Tewksbury made a splash to rival his athletic feat in Barcelona.