gold digger

gold digger

noun
1.
a person who seeks or digs for gold in a gold field.
2.
Informal. a woman who associates with or marries a man chiefly for material gain.

Origin:
1820–30, Americanism

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gold digger

noun
1. a miner who digs or pans for gold in a gold field [syn: gold miner
2. a woman who associates with or marries a rich man in order to get valuables from him through gifts or a divorce settlement 
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