golden age

See also: Golden Age



From golden and age.


  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɡəʊl.dən eɪd͡ʒ/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɡoʊl.dən eɪd͡ʒ/


golden age (plural golden ages)

  1. A period of happiness, peace, prosperity, and/or great progress.
    • 2012 August 21, Jason Heller, “The Darkness: Hot Cakes (Music Review)”, in The Onion AV Club[1]:
      When the album succeeds, such as on the swaggering, Queen-esque “Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us,” it does so on The Darkness’ own terms—that is, as a random ’80s-cliché generator. But with so many tired, lazy callbacks to its own threadbare catalog . . . Hot Cakes marks the point where The Darkness has stopped cannibalizing the golden age of stadium rock and simply started cannibalizing itself.
  2. (classical mythology) The Golden Age.

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