noun[treated as singular or plural]
Young people of wealth, fashion, and flair: a new bar trying to attract the gilded youth of London
More example sentences
- I was at an upmarket chiringuito (beach bar) in the midst of a crowd of extremely gilded youth, sipping a cuba libre and listening to loud music.
- Her murder shattered many illusions, exposing the dark underside of this exotic world, and triggered a debate about the morals of India's gilded youth.
- Indeed, if the book has an underlying theme, it is to refute the standard tabloid image of Dublin's gilded youth as badly behaved hedonists.
Late 19th century: translating jeunesse dorée.
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