- symbolic approval or recognition for outstanding merit or effort: You get the gold star for cooking such a gourmet dinner.
- anything that represents an outstanding effort or achievement: Her promotion was the gold star she'd been working for.
Origin of gold star
OTHER WORDS FROM gold stargold-star, adjective
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How to use gold star in a sentence
We are now able to see the gold stars for many results in the Google Search.The Google link spam update is rolling out; Wednesday’s daily brief|Barry Schwartz|July 28, 2021|Search Engine Land
Like who, who let you, who gave you this gold star… and then HireVue comes along and says, Hey, we got this AI tool.
I see it as a benefit that folks can come to Vox and work with Vox Media or Vox and add a really big gold star to their resume.‘Using all parts of our business as innovation’: Vox Media Publisher Melissa Bell on future content strategies|Pierre Bienaimé|December 15, 2020|Digiday
In straight relationships with an age gap, words like ‘gold-digger’ and ‘trophy wife’ get thrown around.Freaking Out About Age Gaps in Gay Relationships Is Homophobic|Samantha Allen|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Former Red Sox star Curt Schilling says his politics are keeping him out of Cooperstown.Conservative Curt Says His Politics, Not His Pitching, Kept Him Out of the Hall of Fame|Ben Jacobs|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
It was seen by a small delegation of star-struck prelates and dignitaries who later described the film as “moving.”Pope Francis Has the Pleasure of Meeting Angelina Jolie for a Few Seconds|Barbie Latza Nadeau|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
I just recently rewatched all six Star Wars movies the other day… Oh wow, from the beginning?Patton Oswalt on Fighting Conservatives With Satire|William O’Connor|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The star announces he is to marry his 27-year-old boyfriend.Meet Stephen Fry’s Future Husband (Who Is Less Than Half His Age)|Tom Sykes|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
When she arrived she made a regular entry into the city in a coach all gold and glass, drawn by eight superb plumed horses.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
On his head was the second-hand hat of some parvenu's coachman, gold lace, cockade and all.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
A leather swordbelt, gold-embroidered at the edges, carried a long steel-halted rapier in a leather scabbard chaped with steel.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
M was a Miser, and hoarded up gold; N was a Nobleman, gallant and bold.
He accuses the latter of various illegal and crafty acts, among them sending contraband gold and jewels to Mexico.