Translation of "gilt" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /ɡɪlt/ us

covered with a thin layer of gold or a substance that is intended to look like it

a gilt picture frame
It’s not solid gold – it’s just gilt.
noun uk /ɡɪlt/ us

[ no plural ] a very thin layer of gold, silver, or a similar substance, used to cover the surface of something

gilt lettering
gilts also gilt-edged securities UK specialized

a type of investment offered by the government that pays a fixed rate of interest and is considered low-risk

papel del estado

(Translation of “gilt” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ɡilt/

a gold or gold-like substance

a tiny vase covered with gilt
(also adjective) a gilt brooch.
gilt-edged adjective

safe to invest in and certain to produce interest

de máxima garantía
gilt-edged stocks.

(Translation of “gilt” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)