a valuable soft yellow metal that is used to make coins, jewellery etc. It is a chemical element: symbol Au:
a gold ring
solid gold watches
9/18/22/24 carat gold (=a measurement used to show how pure gold is)
coins, jewellery etc made of gold:
She came to the party dripping with gold (=wearing a lot of gold).
3 [uncountable and countable]CC
the colour of gold:
The room was decorated in golds and blues.
Gold looks good on people with dark hair.
4 [countable] informalDS
a gold medal