Associations to the word «Golden»
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GOLDEN, adjective. Made of, or relating to, gold.
GOLDEN, adjective. Having a colour or other richness suggestive of gold.
GOLDEN, adjective. Marked by prosperity, creativity etc.
GOLDEN, adjective. Advantageous or very favourable.
GOLDEN, adjective. Relating to a fiftieth anniversary.
GOLDEN, verb. (intransitive) To become golden (in colour).
GOLDEN, verb. (transitive) To make golden or like gold.
GOLDEN, proper noun. A surname.
GOLDEN, proper noun. A town in British Columbia, Canada
GOLDEN, proper noun. A village in Illinois
GOLDEN, proper noun. A village in Mississippi
GOLDEN, proper noun. A CDP in Missouri
GOLDEN, proper noun. A ghost town and CDP in New Mexico
GOLDEN, proper noun. A ghost town in Oregon
GOLDEN, proper noun. A ghost town in Utah
GOLDEN AGE, noun. A period of happiness, peace, prosperity, and/or great progress.
GOLDEN AGE, noun. (classical mythology) The Golden Age.
GOLDEN AGE, proper noun. (mythology) The oldest and best of the Classical Ages of Man, when people lived innocent lives of happiness and prosperity.
GOLDEN AGES, noun. Plural of golden age
GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY, noun. Alternative form of golden wedding
GOLDEN ARCHES, proper noun. A McDonald's restaurant, and by extension, the company and the fast food industry.
GOLDEN BOY, noun. A young man who has become unusually successful at an early age.
GOLDEN BOY, noun. A favored youth, held in high esteem by others, and for whom there are high hopes.
GOLDEN BOYS, noun. Plural of golden boy
GOLDEN CALF, noun. (Old Testament) A golden image of a calf, made by Aaron and worshipped by the Israelites.
GOLDEN CALF, noun. (by extension) Money as an end in itself; mammon.
GOLDEN CHAIN, noun. Laburnum
GOLDEN DELICIOUS, noun. A variety of apple which is pale yellow/green in color, and has a mild sweet flavour
GOLDEN DUCK, noun. (cricket) the score of zero runs after getting out on the first ball faced
GOLDEN EAGLE, noun. A large bird of prey, Aquila chrysaetos, that hunts while soaring.
GOLDEN EAGLES, noun. Plural of golden eagle
GOLDEN FLEECE, proper noun. (Greek mythology) A magical fleece from a winged ram guarded by the hydra in the tale of Jason and the Argonauts.
GOLDEN FLEECE, proper noun. (heraldry) A chivalric order founded in 1430 by Duke Philip III of Burgundy.
GOLDEN FRUIT DOVE, noun. Ptilinopus luteovirens, a small, approximately 20 cm (8 in) long, short-tailed fruit dove in the pigeon and dove family Columbidae.
GOLDEN FRUIT DOVES, noun. Plural of golden fruit dove
GOLDEN GATE, proper noun. The strait that connects San Francisco Bay to the Pacific Ocean.
GOLDEN GATE, proper noun. (informal) The Golden Gate Bridge.
GOLDEN GATE, proper noun. (Christianity) The oldest of the current gates in Jerusalem's Old City Walls, through which, according to Jewish tradition, the shekinah used to appear and will appear again when the Messiah comes.
GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE, proper noun. A 1.7 mile long suspension bridge linking Marin County, California, to San Francisco, California.
GOLDEN GEESE, noun. Plural of golden goose
GOLDEN GIRL, noun. Feminine form of golden boy.
GOLDEN GIRL, noun. A young woman who is beautiful in a wholesome and healthy way.
GOLDEN GIRLS, noun. Plural of golden girl
GOLDEN GOAL, noun. (soccer) The first goal scored during extra time; giving victory to the scoring side if sudden death is in effect.
GOLDEN GOALS, noun. Plural of golden goal
GOLDEN GOOSE, noun. (figuratively) (idiomatic) Something that generates much profit or gives great advantages.
GOLDEN GREASE, noun. (slang) A bribe.
GOLDEN HAMSTER, noun. A small rodent, Mesocricetus auratus, popular as a pet and used for scientific research.
GOLDEN HAMSTERS, noun. Plural of golden hamster
GOLDEN HANDCUFFS, noun. (idiomatic) Any arrangement or agreement designed to provide extremely favorable benefits or pay, so as to discourage a participant from wanting to leave it, especially to retain a choice employee.
GOLDEN HANDSHAKE, noun. (idiomatic) A generous severance payment, especially as an inducement to leave employment.
GOLDEN HAWKSBEARD, noun. The plant Crepis aurea.
GOLDEN HELLO, noun. (idiomatic) (management) A payment offered to an employee as an inducement to join, especially if currently working for a competitor.
GOLDEN HORDE, proper noun. The Mongol invaders who invaded Europe in the 13th Century (1237) and were eventually stopped by Tamerlane in 1395.
GOLDEN HORN, proper noun. An inlet of the Bosphorus dividing the city of Istanbul and forming the natural harbor that has sheltered Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Ottoman and other ships for thousands of years
GOLDEN HORSESHOE, proper noun. (Canada) Nickname for the U-shaped area of the Canadian province of Ontario which extends along the northwestern, western, and southwestern shoreline of Lake Ontario from metropolitan Toronto to the Niagara River, comprising one of Canada's most populated and economically productive regions.
GOLDEN JACKAL, noun. Canis aureus, a common jackal that can be found in southwest Europe, Middle East and South Asia.
GOLDEN MARCASITE, noun. (obsolete) tin (the metal)
GOLDEN MEAN, noun. A position of balance between good and evil.
GOLDEN MEANS, noun. Plural of golden mean
GOLDEN MOLE, noun. Any of several small, insectivorous burrowing mammals of the family Chrysochloridae, native to southern Africa.
GOLDEN MOLES, noun. Plural of golden mole
GOLDEN NUMBER, noun. (chronology) A number showing the year of the lunar or Metonic cycle. It is reckoned from 1 to 19, and is so called from having formerly been written in the calendar in gold.
GOLDEN OLDIE, noun. A record that was very popular in a former era.
GOLDEN OLDIES, noun. Plural of golden oldie
GOLDEN OPPORTUNITIES, noun. Plural of golden opportunity
GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY, noun. (idiomatic) Ideal moment to do something.
GOLDEN ORIOLE, noun. A bright yellow and black passerine songbird, Oriolus oriolus, of Europe and western Asia.
GOLDEN PALACE MONKEY, noun. Callicebus aureipalatii, a primate of New World monkey from Bolivia.
GOLDEN PALACE MONKEYS, noun. Plural of golden palace monkey
GOLDEN PARACHUTE, noun. (idiomatic) (business) (management) An agreement between a company and an employee, usually an executive, specifying that the employee will receive certain significant benefits if employment is terminated.
GOLDEN PARACHUTES, noun. Plural of golden parachute
GOLDEN PHEASANT, noun. A colorful game bird originating from China, Chrysolophus pictus.
GOLDEN PHEASANTS, noun. Plural of golden pheasant
GOLDEN PLOVER, noun. Eurasian golden plover, Pluvialis apricaria
GOLDEN PLOVER, noun. Pacific golden plover, Pluvialis fulva
GOLDEN PLOVER, noun. American golden plover, Pluvialis dominic
GOLDEN PLOVERS, noun. Plural of golden plover
GOLDEN RAISIN, noun. A variety of raisin treated with sulfur dioxide after drying to impart a golden colour.
GOLDEN RATIO, noun. (geometry) The irrational number (approximately 1.618), usually denoted by the Greek letter φ (phi), which is equal the sum of its own reciprocal and 1, or, equivalently, is such that the ratio of 1 to the number is equal to the ratio of its reciprocal to 1.
GOLDEN RECTANGLE, noun. A rectangle whose side lengths are in the golden ratio.
GOLDEN RECTANGLES, noun. Plural of golden rectangle
GOLDEN RETRIEVER, noun. A breed of dog, originating in Britain.
GOLDEN RETRIEVERS, noun. Plural of golden retriever
GOLDEN RETRIEVERS, noun. Plural of Golden Retriever
GOLDEN RICE, noun. A variety of Oryza sativa rice produced through genetic engineering to biosynthesize beta-carotene, a precursor of provitamin A, and intended as a humanitarian tool to combat vitamin A deficiency.
GOLDEN RULE, noun. (idiomatic) A fundamental rule or principle.
GOLDEN RULE, noun. (ethics) The principle that one should treat other people in the manner in which one would want to be treated by them.
GOLDEN RULES, noun. Plural of golden rule
GOLDEN SECTION, noun. (geometry) the division of a whole into two parts such that the ratio of the smaller part to the larger is equal to the ratio of the larger part to the whole.
GOLDEN SHARE, noun. A nominal share which is able to outvote all other shares in certain specified circumstances, often held by a government organization in a government company undergoing privatization and transformation into a stock company.
GOLDEN SHARES, noun. Plural of golden share
GOLDEN SHOWER, noun. The flowering plant Cassia fistula
GOLDEN SHOWER, noun. (idiomatic) (vulgar) (slang) The act of a person urinating on another, usually for sexual stimulation of one or both persons.
GOLDEN SHOWER TREE, noun. Cassia fistula, a flowering plant in the family Fabaceae.
GOLDEN SHOWERS, noun. (vulgar) (slang) plural of golden shower
GOLDEN SLAM, noun. (tennis) (golf) Winning all four major championships plus a gold medal.
GOLDEN SOMBRERO, noun. (baseball) When a batter strikes out four times in one game.
GOLDEN SPIKE, noun. (paleontology) A geologic marker created by a global event that leads to long lasting global changes recorded in the geologic record that can be used to indicate a change in a geologic time division such as an epoch, age, era.
GOLDEN SPIKES, noun. Plural of golden spike
GOLDEN STAPH, noun. A bacterium, often found on the skin and nose, that commonly causes staph infections, technically known as Staphylococcus aureus.
GOLDEN STAPHS, noun. Plural of golden staph
GOLDEN STATE, proper noun. California
GOLDEN SYRUP, noun. A pale amber-coloured treacle produced as part of the process of refining cane sugar, not just used in cooking but also as a spread over toast or damper.
GOLDEN TICKET, noun. (idiomatic) A qualification, person or thing that can provide lucrative opportunities.
GOLDEN TICKET, noun. A philosophy that a quick fix can be achieved.
GOLDEN TOUCH, noun. (idiomatic) An ability to be successful at anything endeavored.
GOLDEN TRIANGLE, proper noun. Any region of prosperity, influence, etc. bounded by three points.
GOLDEN WEDDING, noun. A celebration to mark the fiftieth anniversary of a marriage.
GOLDEN WEDDINGS, noun. Plural of golden wedding
GOLDEN WEEK, proper noun. Any of several extended holidays celebrated in China and Japan, usually early in May.
GOLDEN YEARS, noun. (idiomatic) Old age; especially, the leisure years in later life after one has retired from employment.
GOLDEN YEARS, noun. (idiomatic) The period during which someone or something flourishes.
GOLDEN, adjective. Having the deep slightly brownish color of gold; "long aureate (or golden) hair"; "a gold carpet".
GOLDEN, adjective. Marked by peace and prosperity; "a golden era"; "the halcyon days of the clipper trade".
GOLDEN, adjective. Made from or covered with gold; "gold coins"; "the gold dome of the Capitol"; "the golden calf"; "gilded icons".
GOLDEN, adjective. Supremely favored; "golden lads and girls all must / like chimney sweepers come to dust".
GOLDEN, adjective. Suggestive of gold; "a golden voice".
GOLDEN, adjective. Presaging or likely to bring good luck; "a favorable time to ask for a raise"; "lucky stars"; "a prosperous moment to make a decision".
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