- 1(especially literary) made of gold a golden crown
- 2bright yellow in color like gold golden hair miles of golden beaches Bake for ten minutes until the pastry is crisp and golden.
- 3special; wonderful golden memories Businesses have a golden opportunity to expand into new markets. Hollywood's golden boy Idioms
be in a situation where you are successful or do not have any problems He thinks once he gets the money he'll be golden. If it works this time, we're golden.
be golden (informal)jump to other results
a course of action that is not extreme
the golden mean (approving)jump to other results
to destroy something that would make you rich, successful, etc.
kill the goose that lays the golden egg/eggs (saying)jump to other results
it is often best not to say anything
silence is golden (saying)jump to other results