Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

French translation of “gilt”

See all translations

gilt

noun /ɡilt/
a gold or gold-like substance
dorure; doré
a tiny vase covered with gilt (also adjective) a gilt brooch.
gilt-edged adjective safe to invest in and certain to produce interest
de tout repos
gilt-edged stocks.
Translations of “gilt”
in Spanish dorado…
in German die Vergoldung, vergoldet…
in Chinese (Traditional) 表面, 鍍金, 鍍銀…
in Russian позолота…
in Turkish altın kaplama, yaldızlı kaplama…
in Chinese (Simplified) 表面, 镀金, 镀银…
in Polish złocenie…
(Definition of gilt from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “gilt” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

white Christmas

a Christmas when it snows

Word of the Day

Cleavage proves divisive in Cambridge’s words of 2014

by Alastair Horne,
December 19, 2014
​​​​ Other dictionaries may choose faddish novelties as their words of the year, but here at Cambridge, we like to do something different. We look for the words that have seen sudden surges in searches over the course of the year – words that have been baffling users of English and driven them

Read More 

cinderella surgery noun

December 15, 2014
cosmetic surgery to the feet We have all heard of people having nose jobs, boob jobs and liposuction – but now a new trend growing in popularity in America: Cinderella surgery.

Read More