A line from Led Zeppelin's "Stairway To Heaven", and since no one really knows what that song means, no one really knows what "all that glitters is gold" means either.
by star8706 September 27, 2003
From the song "Stairway To Heaven." There's a lady who's sure, all that glitters is gold... so, she believes a falsehood, but one that guides her nonetheless. This is a sardonic or dark spin on the age old saying that "all that is gold does not glitter."
Go to jail. Do not pass go, do not collect $200.
by Tommy January 07, 2004
The common yet misconstrued assumption that everything having a shiny or gold like appearance has intrinsic value.
Dude she may be hot, but she has crabs. You can't think all that glitters is gold.
by Crubadubdub September 27, 2003
only shooting stars can break the mold

Lyrics from Smash Mouth
All that glitters is gold
by brahm2 September 27, 2003
a phrase used by a piss-fetishist when they are craving for some golden-yellow love
Kennith - "Hey big sexy, whatcha wanna do tonight?"
Benjamin - "All that glitters is gold"
by tha EWOK September 28, 2003
its all gold you idiot
all that glitters is gold
by Anonymous September 27, 2003
i think it means that everyone has something special about them, something that makes them glitter ,therefore everyone is gold.
i dont have an example, it is just what i belive
by danielle February 12, 2004

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