adjective Jewelry.

composed of a layer of gold backed with a base metal.

Compare filled gold.

Origin of gold-filled

First recorded in 1900–05 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for gold-filled

Historical Examples of gold-filled

  • He chewed on his cigar with savage grinding of gold-filled teeth.

    Whispering Wires

    Henry Leverage

  • "Even if her hair was only gold-filled it would be something," Connie Bennett said.

    Roy Blakeley

    Percy Keese Fitzhugh

  • He had oily black hair, and smiled with gold-filled teeth before one came to the real point of a joke.

    The Trail of the Hawk

    Sinclair Lewis