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ADJECTIVE (4)

1. having the deep slightly brownish color of gold;
- Example: "long aureate (or golden) hair"
- Example: "a gold carpet"
[syn: aureate, gilded, gilt, gold, golden]

2. based on pretense; deceptively pleasing;
- Example: "the gilded and perfumed but inwardly rotten nobility"
- Example: "meretricious praise"
- Example: "a meretricious argument"
[syn: gilded, meretricious, specious]

3. rich and superior in quality;
- Example: "a princely sum"
- Example: "gilded dining rooms"
[syn: deluxe, gilded, grand, luxurious, opulent, princely, sumptuous]

4. made from or covered with gold;
- Example: "gold coins"
- Example: "the gold dome of the Capitol"
- Example: "the golden calf"
- Example: "gilded icons"
[syn: gold, golden, gilded]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Gild \Gild\ (g[i^]ld), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Gilded or Gilt (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Gilding.] [AS. gyldan, from gold gold. [root]234. See Gold.] 1. To overlay with a thin covering of gold; to cover with a golden color; to cause to look like gold. "Gilded chariots." --Pope. [1913 Webster] No more the rising sun shall gild the morn. --Pope. [1913 Webster] 2. To make attractive; to adorn; to brighten. [1913 Webster] Let oft good humor, mild and gay, Gild the calm evening of your day. --Trumbull. [1913 Webster] 3. To give a fair but deceptive outward appearance to; to embellish; as, to gild a lie. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 4. To make red with drinking. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] This grand liquior that hath gilded them. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

gilded adj 1: having the deep slightly brownish color of gold; "long aureate (or golden) hair"; "a gold carpet" [syn: aureate, gilded, gilt, gold, golden] 2: based on pretense; deceptively pleasing; "the gilded and perfumed but inwardly rotten nobility"; "meretricious praise"; "a meretricious argument" [syn: gilded, meretricious, specious] 3: rich and superior in quality; "a princely sum"; "gilded dining rooms" [syn: deluxe, gilded, grand, luxurious, opulent, princely, sumptuous] 4: made from or covered with gold; "gold coins"; "the gold dome of the Capitol"; "the golden calf"; "gilded icons" [syn: gold, golden, gilded]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

54 Moby Thesaurus words for "gilded": apparent, aureate, auric, beige, buff, buff-yellow, canary, canary-yellow, citron, citron-yellow, colorable, colored, cream, creamy, ecru, fallow, flaxen, gilt, gold, gold-colored, golden, lemon, lemon-yellow, luteolous, lutescent, meretricious, ocherish, ocherous, ochery, ochreous, ochroid, ochrous, ochry, or, ostensible, plausible, primrose, primrose-colored, primrose-yellow, saffron, saffron-colored, saffron-yellow, sallow, sand-colored, sandy, seeming, specious, straw, straw-colored, tinsel, xanthic, xanthous, yellow, yellowish