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

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

Historical Examples of goldminer

  • At a little place called Reinov a goldminer asked me to see his sick wife.

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

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