or gold bug
[ gohld-buhg ]
/ ˈgoʊldˌbʌg /
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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.
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Origin of goldbug
An Americanism dating back to 1875–80
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Example sentences from the Web for goldbug
You spread abroad the message—well, the message that Sir Joseph Goldbug, your proprietor, instructs you to spread abroad.
You teach mankind the lessons that Sir Joseph Goldbug wishes them to learn.