a person who seeks or digs for gold in a gold field.
Informal. a woman who associates with or marries a man chiefly for material gain.
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How to use gold digger in a sentence
In straight relationships with an age gap, words like ‘gold-digger’ and ‘trophy wife’ get thrown around.Freaking Out About Age Gaps in Gay Relationships Is Homophobic | Samantha Allen | January 9, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
You go for your gold-digger lessons, then you go get waxed and tanned.
I tell him all the time, “You know ‘gold digger’ is your biggest.”Jamie Foxx on ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2,’ Donald Sterling’s Racism, and Bill O’Reilly’s TV Act | Marlow Stern | April 28, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Every time I go see Kanye in concert, “gold digger” still plays big.Jamie Foxx on ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2,’ Donald Sterling’s Racism, and Bill O’Reilly’s TV Act | Marlow Stern | April 28, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
New York Post columnist Andrea Peyser called her a gold-digger who “flirted like a tart” with Cain.A Flood of Harassment Horror Stories After the Herman Cain Allegations | Lauren Ashburn | November 11, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
Formerly sergeant-major in the —th regiment; now a gold-digger in California.
"Look out for some fresh ground," answered the Welshman, applying himself to the gold-digger's consolation, a pipe.
"Just see that," he said, jerking his head spitefully in the direction of the lucky gold digger.
Mr. Green was an English gold-digger, and was travelling along the main road to his home at Spitzcop.The Last Boer War | H. Rider Haggard
A blanket, rolled up, gold-digger fashion, was upon the ground.
British Dictionary definitions for gold-digger
a person who prospects or digs for gold
informal a woman who uses her sexual attractions to accumulate gifts and wealth or advance her social position
- gold-digging, noun
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