[ gohld-mahy-ner ]
/ ˈgoʊldˌmaɪ nər /


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

Nearby words

  1. goldman, edwin franko,
  2. goldman, emma,
  3. goldmark,
  4. goldmark, karl,
  5. goldmine,
  6. goldoni,
  7. goldoni, carlo,
  8. goldovsky,
  9. goldsboro,
  10. goldschmidt

Origin of goldminer

First recorded in 1850–55; gold + miner Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for goldminer

  • 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.