Translation of "gold" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun [ no plural ] uk /ɡəʊld/ us /ɡoʊld/

A2 a valuable, shiny, yellow metal used to make jewellery

adjective uk /ɡəʊld/ us /ɡoʊld/

A2 made of gold

de oro
gold jewellery

A2 being the shiny yellow colour of gold

gold paint

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


noun /ɡould/

(chemistry ) (symbol Au) an element, a precious yellow metal used for making jewellery/jewelry etc

This watch is made of gold
(also adjective) a gold watch.

coins, jewellery/jewelry etc made of gold.


the colour/color of the metal

oro; dorado
the shades of brown and gold of autumn leaves
(also adjective) a gold carpet.
golden adjective

of gold or the colour/color of gold

dorado, de oro
golden hair.

(of a wedding anniversary, jubilee etc) fiftieth

de oro
They will celebrate their golden wedding (anniversary) next month.
goldfish noun (plural goldfish)

a small golden-yellow fish often kept as a pet

pez de colores
The child kept a goldfish in a bowl.
gold-leaf noun

gold beaten into a very thin sheet

pan de oro
a brooch covered with gold-leaf.
gold medal noun

in competitions, the medal awarded as first prize

medalla de oro
What are his chances of winning a gold medal at the Olympic Games?
goldmine noun

a place where gold is mined.

mina de oro

a source of wealth or profit

mina (de oro)
That clothes shop is an absolute gold-mine.
goldrush noun

a rush of people to a part of a country where gold has been discovered.

fiebre del oro
goldsmith noun

a person who makes jewellery/jewelry, ornaments etc of gold.

as good as gold

very well-behaved

(bueno como) un ángel
The baby was as good as gold, and did not cry at all.
golden opportunity noun

a very good opportunity

oportunidad de oro/única/excelente
This was a golden opportunity for her to gain some useful work experience.

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