Definition of gold-plated in English:

gold-plated

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1Covered with a thin layer of gold: a gold-plated tiepin
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  • As history progressed the Etruscans and the Romans upgraded their wreaths with precious metals such as gold, silver and gold-plated metals.
  • She lit a long, thin cigarette with a gold-plated lighter.
  • ‘I thought it was gold when it was only gold-plated,’ she raps at one point.
1.1Likely to prove profitable; secure: houses are no longer the gold-plated investment they were

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