part of speech: noun

definition 1: a soft, heavy, yellow metal that is one of the chemical elements. It is often combined with other metals to make it harder and stronger. Gold is very valuable. (symbol: Au)

definition 2: a mixture of metals that contains gold and is used to make coins, jewelry, and decorations.

definition 3: something that is like gold in its beauty, goodness, or worth.

  • He has a heart of gold.

definition 4: a yellow color like that of gold.

  • Gold is the color of her long hair.


part of speech: adjective

definition 1: something that is like gold, contains gold, or is plated with gold.

  • The pirates buried a chest filled with gold coins.

definition 2: having the color of gold.

  • He drives a gold sports car.

definition 3: having sold more than a specific number of copies, usually one million.

  • The pop singer hung his first gold record on the wall in his living room.

Word Builder: gold +

golden: being like gold in color or some other way.