liquid gold

  1. a suspension of finely divided gold in a vegetable oil, used chiefly for gilding ceramic ware.

Origin of liquid gold

First recorded in 1835–45

Words Nearby liquid gold Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use liquid gold in a sentence

  • In a moment the extreme points of the summit began to glow with purple like liquid gold.

  • The water was perfect, just a little cooler than the air, and the setting sun turned it to liquid gold.

  • As the sun rose, the sea stretched sudden into the arch of the west, a great expanse of liquid gold.

    The Hill of Venus | Nathan Gallizier
  • You believed every man a liar and dreamt that your veins ran liquid gold.

    The Californians | Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton