golden: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (gōl'dun), [key]
— adj.
  1. bright, metallic, or lustrous like gold; of the color of gold; yellow: golden hair.
  2. made or consisting of gold: golden earrings.
  3. exceptionally valuable, advantageous, or fine: a golden opportunity.
  4. having glowing vitality; radiant: golden youth.
  5. full of happiness, prosperity, or vigor: golden hours; a golden era of exploration.
  6. highly talented and favored; destined for success: television's golden boy.
  7. richly soft and smooth: a golden voice.
  8. indicating the fiftieth event of a series: a golden wedding anniversary.


Pronunciation: (gōl'dun), [key]
— n.
  1. a city in central Colorado. 12,237.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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