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
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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 :)
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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.
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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!
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A skateboarding Video by the shoe company Emerica. It was released September 1st 2010. It features Brandon Westgate, Kevin long, Jerry Hsu, Andrew Reynolds, and More. It has a few easter eggs. The easter eggs include heath kirchart's last video part ever and a barrier kult section. Barrier Kult is a group of skaters that only skate jersey barriers.
"Heath Kirchart had a gnarly part in Stay Gold".
by Mr.Muffinman November 24, 2010
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Be true, young, and pure.

Used in Robert Frost's poem, "Nothing gold can stay." as well as the book/movie, Outsiders when Johnny Cade tells Ponyboy to "Stay Gold"

This is also the title of BTS's Japanese single, Stay Gold.
In a world where you feel cold
You gotta stay gold
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The epitome of gay
like a replacement for "no homo", if someone does something gay, you say, "stay gold" and chuckle...
by Chillllinnn December 8, 2009
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