gold medal


noun

a medal, traditionally of gold or gold color, awarded to a person or team finishing first in a competition, meet, or tournament; championship medal.

Origin of gold medal

First recorded in 1905–10

Related forms

gold medalist, noun
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gold medal


noun

a medal of gold, awarded to the winner of a competition or raceCompare silver medal, bronze medal
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