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Adjective: gilded  gil-did
  1. Having the deep slightly brownish colour of gold
    "long gilded hair";
    - aureate, gilt, gold, golden
  2. Based on pretence; deceptively pleasing
    "the gilded and perfumed but inwardly rotten nobility";
    - meretricious, specious, glossy
  3. Ostentatiously rich and superior in quality
    "gilded dining rooms";
    - deluxe, grand, luxurious, opulent, princely, sumptuous, lush, luxury
  4. Made from or covered with gold
    "gilded icons";
    - gold, golden
Verb: gild  gild
  1. Decorate with, or as if with, gold leaf or liquid gold
    - begild, engild

See also: chromatic, insincere, metal, metallic, metalline [archaic], rich

Type of: adorn, beautify, decorate, embellish, grace, ornament

Encyclopedia: Gilded