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 ?
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.
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?
I wish to draw kind attention of authorities concerned regarding an illegal parking created by some gold-diggers.
"These gold-diggers have discovered they don't even need to go to the trouble of marrying their prey.
THEY say Zsa Zsa Gabor was the queen of the gold-diggers after amassing a fortune from nine marriages.
"Both gay gigolos are real gold-diggers. They have had some success in getting in touch with showbusiness stars," The Daily Star quoted Izzo as saying.
By Tasmina Perry (HarperCollins, pounds 12.99) If you love beach reads full of lust, greed and glamour, check out this follow-up to Daddy's Girls in which three female gold-diggers attempt to win the heart of NewYork billionaire AdamGold.
About 19% of men admitted they were potential gold-diggers and would tie the knot with someone in order to benefit from their wealth, compared with only 11% of women.
And divorcee Freddie warned gold-diggers to stay away, saying: "There's more chance of me having pounds 2million than another wife.
Mourning loss of his beloved state which was 'murdered by wicked gold-diggers,' 60-year-old Shmuel Gonen has blamed the Israeli public for its lack of action
He is absolutely right when he says that the people of our city should take ownership of the title rather than allowing it to be hijacked by gold-diggers.
Diandra Douglas hit out at gold-diggers who go to Hollywood in search of a wealthy husband.