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GOLD DIGGER

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does gold digger mean? 

GOLD DIGGER (noun)
  The noun GOLD DIGGER has 2 senses:

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

  Familiarity information: GOLD DIGGER used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


GOLD DIGGER (noun)


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Meaning:

A miner who digs or pans for gold in a gold field

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

gold digger; gold miner; gold panner

Hypernyms ("gold digger" is a kind of...):

miner; mineworker (laborer who works in a mine)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "gold digger"):

forty-niner (a miner who took part in the California gold rush in 1849)


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Meaning:

A woman who associates with or marries a rich man in order to get valuables from him through gifts or a divorce settlement

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("gold digger" is a kind of...):

adult female; woman (an adult female person (as opposed to a man))


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