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golden

[ gohl-duhn ]
/ ˈgoʊl dən /
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adjective

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Origin of golden

Middle English word dating back to 1225–75; see origin at gold, -en2

OTHER WORDS FROM golden

gold·en·ly, adverbgold·en·ness, nounun·gold·en, adjective

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH golden

gilded, golden

Definition for golden (2 of 2)

Golden
[ gohl-duhn ]
/ ˈgoʊl dən /

noun

a city in central Colorado.
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How to use golden in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for golden

golden
/ (ˈɡəʊldən) /

adjective

of the yellowish or brownish-yellow metallic colour of goldgolden hair
made from or largely consisting of golda golden statue
happy or prosperousgolden days
(sometimes capital) (of anniversaries) the 50th in a seriesGolden Jubilee; golden wedding
informal very successful or destined for successthe golden girl of tennis
extremely valuable or advantageousa golden opportunity

Derived forms of golden

goldenly, adverbgoldenness, noun
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