gold-digger


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gold-digger

n
1. (Mining & Quarrying) a person who prospects or digs for gold
2. informal a woman who uses her sexual attractions to accumulate gifts and wealth or advance her social position
ˈgold-ˌdigging n
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References in classic literature ?
What was the past of this Trevor, pugilist, traveler, and gold-digger, and how had he placed himself in the power of this acid-faced seaman?
You have spent some deadly dull hours, and you have done some extremely disagreeable things: you have shoveled sand, as a boy, for supper, and you have eaten roast dog in a gold-diggers' camp.
In a past interview, Jimuel came to her defense and said: "There's no way na ganun siya (gold-digger)."
In one exchange with mum-oftwo Emma he branded devoted Faryal a "gold-digger".
"I said, 'Those nasty people called journalists will shred you, call you a gold-digger. Find someone your own age."'
The 36-year-old New York socialite sent messages to the 53-year old music mogul's feisty and protective lovers, including Sinitta, Mezhgan Hussainy and Jackie St Clair, assuring them that she will look after him, to hit back over suggestions she was a gold-digger, the Mirror reported.
He joins a heavily-tattooed glamour model, a former male escort and a woman who runs a "gold-digger" website are among the housemates - unaware that a professional actor has joined them to create mayhem.
A BIRMINGHAM lawyer has warned "aesthetically challenged" wealthy men to beware of a new breed of gold-digger - the ''piranha''.
Convinced that Michael is nothing more than a penniless gold-digger - and she should know - Janine decides to go ahead with the abortion.
She protested: "It's easy for the media to describe me as a gold-digger but this is so far removed from who I really am."
Petite blonde Michelle, who is due in court next month, said: ''I'm not a gold-digger. I loved William and he loved me.'' l FULL STORY - PAGES 4-5
The former Toon and Sunderland striker, pictured, has reportedly branded his estranged Wag, Heather Swan, a gold-digger, after hearing that the model could be entitled to a huge wedge of his wealth when they divorce.