[ gohld-mahy-ner ]

  1. a person who mines gold or works in a gold mine.

Origin of goldminer

First recorded in 1850–55; gold + miner

Words Nearby goldminer Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use goldminer in a sentence

  • We climbed a little narrow track up a mountain, in a light buggy that a goldminer lent us.

    Living Alone | Stella Benson
  • At a little place called Reinov a goldminer asked me to see his sick wife.

    Letters of Anton Chekhov | Anton Chekhov