gilder gilder  /ˈɡɪl dər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) someone whose occupation is to apply an overlay of gold or gilt

Usage(s):

  • His father, a gilder by trade, was too poor to provide much for his son's education, so Goya decamped for Madrid, twice tried and failed to get an art scholarship.

News

  • The Essential George Gilder Explains How Economies Work

    With the publication of his masterful Wealth and Poverty in the early ‘80s, economic thinker and futurist extraordinaire George Gilder ascended to heights that most public intellectuals could only dream of. A hugely influential work covering how the individuals who comprise an economy grow, Gilder's book even reached 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue such that he was the living author most quoted by ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Forbes

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