Meaning of gold plate
- tableware or containers made of gold.
- a plating, esp. electroplating, of gold.
Pronunciation: (gōld'plāt'), [key]
— -plat•ed, -plat•ing.
- to coat (base metal) with gold, esp. by electroplating.
- to incorporate costly features or refinements into (something) unnecessarily: The engineers were accused of gold-plating the construction project.
- gold plate (Thesaurus)