goldbug

[gohld-buhg]
noun
1.
Informal. a person, especially an economist or politician, who supports the gold standard.
2.
Informal. a person who believes in buying gold bullion as a personal investment.
Also, gold bug.


Origin:
1875–80, Americanism

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gold beetle or goldbug (ˈɡəʊldˌbʌɡ)
 
n
any American beetle of the family Chrysomelidae having a bright metallic lustre
 
goldbug or goldbug
 
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Others are goldbug investors, desperately bullish on the metal despite years of declining prices.
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