a person who seeks or digs for gold in a gold field.
Informal. a woman who associates with or marries a man chiefly for material gain.
a person who prospects or digs for gold
(informal) a woman who uses her sexual attractions to accumulate gifts and wealth or advance her social position

also gold-digger, “woman who pursues men for their money,” first recorded 1915. Literal sense attested from 1830.


A woman who uses her charms and favors to get money, presents, etc, from wealthy men: Lorelei Lee, the crazy-like-a-fox gold-digger (1920+)


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