Meaning of GILDED in English

GILDED

/ ˈgɪldɪd; NAmE / adjective [ only before noun ]

1.

covered with a thin layer of gold or gold paint

2.

( literary ) rich and belonging to the upper classes :

the gilded youth (= rich, upper-class young people) of the Edwardian era

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