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Being true to yourself, innocent, uncorrupted, unblemished etc.

Not conforming to what society dictates, but in a sense marching to the beat of your own drummer

Johnny: "Your gold when your a kid. When your a kid, everythings new. Like dawn, the way you dig sunsets, Ponyboy, that's gold. Keep it that way, its a good way to be."

-Liz stay gold :)
by .PiCe.NuSSy. January 18, 2009
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Intelligence agency term for "psychological operation". A government or corporate-sponsored operation, usually taking the form of a "terrorist attack" or "crazed gunman on a spree", with the intent of panicking the public into demanding more police and laws inhibiting freedom. Psyops are usually carried out by drugging a civilian or group of civilians with aggression-promoting drugs, psyching them up, arming them, and sending them out to commit mayhem. Government-sponsored terrorism. See also blackshirts, conspiracy
Person A: Man, that nutcase Martin Bryant guy shot 35 people in Tasmania!

Person B: No, he wasn't a nutcase, that was just a psyop so the government could have an excuse to ban guns.
by Mystikan April 11, 2006
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The last words of Johnny cade. It means for you to not lose your innocents. To stay pure in a way.
by Linda ;) February 25, 2019
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Comes from the Robert Frost poem, "Nothing gold can stay." Often can refer to staying true to yourself and your own character.

More literal meanings can be to stay where you are, in whatever figurative meaning (ie: relationship, city, state, country) you can conjure up.
by Topher33 May 21, 2007
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Stay true and pure, have integrity.

Remember who you are and don't change it.

Be yourself.
"Stay gold...Ponyboy."
by Roy and Phil February 18, 2009
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This is derived from the poem, "Nothing gold can stay." by Robert Frost. Often used about staying true to yourself and holding onto the innocence of youth.

Also a clothing brand, Stay Gold Clothing make some pretty rad tees.
Example 1: Stay Gold, Ponyboy

Example 2: You heard of Stay Gold? I just bought a tee off there man!
by BigName July 02, 2010
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