from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A person who is in a romantic relationship in order to get money or gifts from the romantic partner, especially a woman seeking to marry a rich man.
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- noun Someone who
digsor minesfor gold.
- noun pejorative A person (usually female and considerably younger) who
cultivatesa personal relationshipin order to attain money.
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- noun a woman who associates with or marries a rich man in order to get valuables from him through gifts or a divorce settlement
- noun a miner who digs or pans for gold in a gold field
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gold + digger. Literal sense from 1830s, figurative sense (woman who seeks money in a relationship) from 1915.
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