Definition of “gilt” - English Dictionary

“gilt” in British English

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giltadjective

uk /ɡɪlt/ us /ɡɪlt/

giltnoun

uk /ɡɪlt/ us /ɡɪlt/

(Definition of “gilt” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“gilt” in American English

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giltadjective [ not gradable ]

us /ɡɪlt/

covered with a thin layer of gold or a substance that looks like gold:

gilt-rimmed eyeglasses

(Definition of “gilt” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)