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Golden vs. Gilded — What's the Difference?

Golden vs. Gilded — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Golden and Gilded

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Golden

Coloured or shining like gold
Curls of glossy golden hair
Miles of golden sand
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Gilded

To cover with or as if with a thin layer of gold.
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Golden

Made or consisting of gold
A golden crown
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Gilded

To give an often deceptively attractive or improved appearance to.
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Golden

(of a period) very happy and prosperous
Those golden days before World War I
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Gilded

(Archaic) To smear with blood.
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Golden

(of a singing voice) rich and smooth
A choir of young golden voices
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Gilded

Simple past tense and past participle of gild
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Golden

Of, relating to, made of, or containing gold.
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Gilded

Having the color or quality of gold.
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Golden

Having the color of gold or a yellow color suggestive of gold.
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Gilded

Made of gold or covered by a thin layer of gold.
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Golden

Lustrous; radiant
The golden sun.
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Gilded

Having a falsely pleasant appearance; sugarcoated.
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Golden

Suggestive of gold, as in richness or splendor
A golden voice.
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Gilded

Having the deep slightly brownish color of gold;
Long aureate (or golden) hair
A gold carpet
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Golden

Of the greatest value or importance; precious.
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Gilded

Based on pretense; deceptively pleasing;
The gilded and perfumed but inwardly rotten nobility
Meretricious praise
A meretricious argument
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Golden

Marked by peace, prosperity, and often creativeness
A golden era.
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Gilded

Rich and superior in quality;
A princely sum
Gilded dining rooms
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Golden

Very favorable or advantageous; excellent
A golden opportunity.
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Gilded

Made from or covered with gold;
Gold coins
The gold dome of the Capitol
The golden calf
Gilded icons
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Golden

Having a promising future; seemingly assured of success
A golden generation.
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Golden

Of or relating to a 50th anniversary.
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Golden

Made of, or relating to, gold. Category:en:Gold
She wore a golden crown.
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Golden

Having a colour or other richness suggestive of gold.
Under a golden sun.
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Golden

Of a beverage, flavoured or colored with turmeric.
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Golden

Marked by prosperity, creativity etc.
The Renaissance was a golden era.
The Golden Horseshoe
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Golden

Advantageous or very favourable.
This is a golden opportunity
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Golden

Relating to a fiftieth anniversary.
It's not long until our golden wedding.
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Golden

Relating to the elderly or retired.
After retiring, Bob and Judy moved to Arizona to live out their golden years.
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Golden

Fine, without problems.
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Golden

Kyphosus vaigiensis, a fish found in southeast Asia.
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Golden

Ellipsis of golden retriever
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Golden

(intransitive) To become gold or golden (in colour).
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Golden

(transitive) To make golden or like gold.
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Golden

Made of gold; consisting of gold.
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Golden

Having the color of gold; as, the golden grain.
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Golden

Very precious; highly valuable; excellent; eminently auspicious; as, golden opinions.
Angels guard him in the golden mean.
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Golden

Having the deep slightly brownish color of gold;
Long aureate (or golden) hair
A gold carpet
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Golden

Marked by peace and prosperity;
A golden era
The halcyon days of the clipper trade
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Golden

Made from or covered with gold;
Gold coins
The gold dome of the Capitol
The golden calf
Gilded icons
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Golden

Supremely favored or fortunate;
Golden lads and girls all must / like chimney sweepers come to dust
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Golden

Suggestive of gold;
A golden voice
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Golden

Very favorable or advantageous;
A golden opportunity
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