Definition of gilded adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈɡɪldɪd//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡɪldɪd//
    [only before noun]
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  1. 1covered with a thin layer of gold or gold paint a gilded picture frame
  2. 2(literary) rich and belonging to the upper classes the gilded youth (= rich, upper-class young people) of the Edwardian era
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