or gold bug

[ gohld-buhg ]
/ ˈgoʊldˌbʌg /


Informal. a person, especially an economist or politician, who supports the gold standard.
Informal. a person who believes in buying gold bullion as a personal investment.

Origin of goldbug

An Americanism dating back to 1875–80 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019