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gold

Synonyms of gold in English:

noun

  • Holland won the gold
    gold medal, first prize
  • Phrases

    like gold dust

    1
    good salespeople are like gold dust
    scarce, in great demand, at a premium, hard to come by, in short supply, thin on the ground, few and far between, not to be had, rare, rare/scarce as hen's teeth
    informal not to be had for love or money

    Word links

    auric2, aurous relating to gold
    aur-, chrys- related prefixes
    auriferous containing gold
    aurophobia, chrysophobia fear of gold

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