What does gilded mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term gilded:

Princeton's WordNet

  1. aureate, gilded, gilt, gold, golden(adj)

    having the deep slightly brownish color of gold

    "long aureate (or golden) hair"; "a gold carpet"

  2. gilded, meretricious, specious(adj)

    based on pretense; deceptively pleasing

    "the gilded and perfumed but inwardly rotten nobility"; "meretricious praise"; "a meretricious argument"

  3. deluxe, gilded, grand, luxurious, opulent, princely, sumptuous(adj)

    rich and superior in quality

    "a princely sum"; "gilded dining rooms"

  4. gold, golden, gilded(adj)

    made from or covered with gold

    "gold coins"; "the gold dome of the Capitol"; "the golden calf"; "gilded icons"


  1. gilded(Adjective)

    Having the color or quality of gold.

  2. gilded(Adjective)

    Made of gold or covered by a thin layer of gold.

  3. gilded(Adjective)

    Having a falsely pleasant appearance; sugarcoated.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gilded

    of Gild


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gilded in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gilded in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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