Definition of 'gilt-edged'
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The gilt-edged invitations are printed on cardboard thick enough to build a kitchen cabinet. Times, Sunday Times (2008)And there is a gilt-edged opportunity to give a huge crowd a thrill while also raising pots of money for good causes. The Sun (2015)The England striker had already missed a gilt-edged chance just moments before. The Sun (2016)And it happened again here, as they missed six gilt-edged chances to score. The Sun (2015)He sank to his knees in dismay, realising a gilt-edged opportunity had just escaped him. The Sun (2011)Bolt has given the sport a gilt-edged opportunity, but knowing how to take it is another matter. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We missed some gilt-edged chances and I thought we deserved the victory. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Used Rarely. gilt-edged is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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