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gilt (root: gild)


Noun, Verb (usu participle), Adjective


Noun gilt has 1 sense

Adjective gilt has 1 sense


giltn. [See Geld, v. t.].
     A female pig, when young.  [1913 Webster]
giltimp. & p. p. 
     imp. & p. p. of Gild.  [1913 Webster]
giltp. p. & a. 
     Gilded; covered with gold; of the color of gold; golden yellow.  Chaucer.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Gold, or that which resembles gold, laid on the surface of a thing; gilding.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Money.  Shak.


gilt, adj. & n.
1 covered thinly with gold.
2 gold-coloured.
1 gold or a goldlike substance applied in a thin layer to a surface.
2 (often in pl.) a gilt-edged security.

1 (of securities, stocks, etc.) having a high degree of reliability as an investment.
2 having a gilded edge.
gilt, n. a young unbred sow.

ME f. ON gyltr



acting, affectation, appearance, attitudinizing, aureate, auric, barrow, beige, bluff, bluffing, blunt, boar, boodle, brass, brassy, bravery, brazen, bread, bronze, bronzy, bucks, buff, buff-yellow, cabbage, canary, canary-yellow, cheating, chiffon, chips, citron, citron-yellow, clinquant, color, coloring, copper, coppery, cream, creamy, cupreous, cuprous, deception, delusion, dinero, disguise, dissemblance, dissembling, dissimulation, dough, ecru, facade, face, fakery, faking, fallow, false air, false front, false show, falsity, feigning, feint, ferrous, ferruginous, festoons, finery, flaxen, folderol, foofaraw, four-flushing, fraud, frilliness, frilling, frills, frills and furbelows, frippery, front, froufrou, fuss, gaiety, gaudery, gelt, gilded, gilding, gingerbread, gloss, gold, gold-colored, gold-filled, gold-plated, golden, grease, green, green stuff, hog, humbug, humbuggery, imposture, iron, ironlike, jack, kale, lead, leaden, lemon, lemon-yellow, luteolous, lutescent, masquerade, mazuma, mercurial, mercurous, meretriciousness, moolah, mopus, nickel, nickelic, nickeline, ocherish, ocherous, ochery, ochreous, ochroid, ochrous, ochry, oil of palms, ointment, oof, ooftish, or, ostentation, outward show, paste, pewter, pewtery, pig, piggy, piglet, pigling, pinchbeck, playacting, porker, pose, posing, posture, pretense, pretension, pretext, primrose, primrose-colored, primrose-yellow, quicksilver, razorback, representation, rhino, rocks, saffron, saffron-colored, saffron-yellow, sallow, sand-colored, sandy, seeming, semblance, sham, shekels, shoat, show, silver, silver-plated, silvery, simoleons, simulacrum, simulation, sow, speciousness, spondulics, steel, steely, straw, straw-colored, suckling pig, sugar, superfluity, swine, the needful, tin, tinny, tinsel, trappings, trickery, trumpery, tusker, varnish, wampum, wild boar, window dressing, xanthic, xanthous, yellow, yellowish




N ornament, floridness c, adj, turgidity, turgescence, altiloquence, declamation, teratology, well-rounded periods, elegance, orotundity, inversion, antithesis, alliteration, paronomasia, figurativeness, flourish, flowers of speech, flowers of rhetoric, frills of style, euphuism, euphemism, big-sounding words, high-sounding words, macrology, sesquipedalia verba, Alexandrine, inflation, pretension, rant, bombast, fustian, prose run mad, fine writing, sesquipedality, Minerva press, phrasemonger, euphuist, euphemist, ornament, beautified, ornate, florid, rich, flowery, euphuistic, euphemistic, sonorous, high-sounding, big-sounding, inflated, swelling, tumid, turgid, turgescent, pedantic, pompous, stilted, orotund, high flown, high flowing, sententious, rhetorical, declamatory, grandiose, grandiloquent, magniloquent, altiloquent, sesquipedal, sesquipedalian, Johnsonian, mouthy, bombastic, fustian, frothy, flashy, flaming, antithetical, alliterative, figurative, artificial, ore rutundo, ornament, ornamentation, ornamental art, ornature, ornateness, adornment, decoration, embellishment, architecture, jewelry, garnish, polish, varnish, French polish, veneer, japanning, lacquer, gilding, plating, ormolu, enamel, cloisonn_e, cosmetics (in general), makeup, eye shadow, rouge, face powder, lipstick, blush, pattern, diaper, powdering, paneling, graining, pargeting, detail, repousse (convexity), texture, richness, tracery, molding, fillet, listel, strapwork, coquillage, flourish, fleur-de-lis, arabesque, fret, anthemion, egg and tongue, egg and dart, astragal, zigzag, acanthus, cartouche, pilaster, bead, beading, champleve ware, cloisonne ware, frost work, Moresque, Morisco, tooling, embroidery, brocade, brocatelle, galloon, lace, fringe, trapping, border, edging, trimming, hanging, tapestry, arras, millinery, ermine, drap d'or, wreath, festoon, garland, chaplet, flower, nosegay, bouquet, posy, daisies pied and violets blue, tassel knot, shoulder knot, apaulette, epaulet, aigulet, frog, star, rosette, bow, feather, plume, pompom, panache, aigrette, finery, frippery, gewgaw, gimcrack, tinsel, spangle, clinquant, pinchbeck, paste, excess of ornament, gaud, pride, illustration, illumination, vignette, fleuron, head piece, tail piece, cul-de-lampe, flowers of rhetoric, work of art, ornamented, beautified, ornate, rich, gilt, begilt, tesselated, festooned, champleve, cloisonne, topiary, smart, gay, trickly, flowery, glittering, new gilt, new spangled, fine as a Mayday queen, fine as a fivepence, fine as a carrot fresh scraped, pranked out, bedight, well-groomed, in full dress, dressed to kill, dressed to the nines, dressed to advantage, in Sunday best, en grand tenue, en grande toilette, in best bib and tucker, endimanche, showy, flashy, gaudy, garish, gairish, gorgeous, ornamental, decorative, becoming.

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