A heart of gold

Definition

A heart of gold is an expression used to describe someone who is kind, generous, and compassionate.

Examples

My grandmother has such a heart of gold and always thinks of others before herself.

He may be gruff on the outside, but deep down, he has a heart of gold.

Her heart of gold is what makes her so special.

No matter how tough a situation is, she always approaches it with a heart of gold.

Origin

The first known use of the phrase ‘heart of gold’ dates back to the 15th century.

FAQs

Q1

What does a heart of gold mean?

A1

A heart of gold is an expression used to describe someone who is kind, generous, and compassionate.

Q2

Where did the phrase ‘heart of gold’ originate from?

A2

The first known use of the phrase ‘heart of gold’ dates back to the 15th century.