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English adjective: golden

1. golden having the deep slightly brownish color of gold


SamplesLong aureate (or golden) hair.
A gold carpet.


Synonymsaureate, gilded, gilt, gold


Similarchromatic


Antonymsachromatic, neutral

2. golden marked by peace and prosperity


SamplesA golden era.
The halcyon days of the clipper trade.


Synonymshalcyon, prosperous


Similarhappy


Antonymsunhappy

3. golden made from or covered with gold


SamplesGold coins.
The gold dome of the Capitol.
The golden calf.
Gilded icons.


Synonymsgilded, gold


Similarmetal, metallic


Antonymsnonmetal, nonmetallic

4. golden supremely favored


SamplesGolden lads and girls all must / like chimney sweepers come to dust.


Synonymsfortunate


Similarblessed, blest


Antonymscursed, curst

5. golden suggestive of gold


SamplesA golden voice.


Similareuphonious, euphonous


Antonymscacophonic, cacophonous

6. golden presaging or likely to bring good luck


SamplesA favorable time to ask for a raise.
Lucky stars.
A prosperous moment to make a decision.


Synonymsfavorable, favourable, lucky, prosperous


Similarpropitious


Antonymsunpropitious









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