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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But her star-making role would come in 1949 when she played the gold-digging Lorelei Lee in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes - the role played by Marilyn Monroe in the film adaptation.
Throw in a crazed policeman, a gold-digging nurse and a grieving widower and you've got enough slapstick to make you think we're back in the days of Benny Hill.
Somewhat disconcertingly, Ben Whishaw, who plays the gold-digging malevolent Scott, also voices Paddington Bear's latest adventures.
Not only is he put upon from his gold-digging wife, but he can't manage to hold a job down and he is hiding his health issues concerning his diet.
WALLIS: THE QUEEN THAT NEVER WAS Wednesday, Channel 5, 9pm SHE was the woman behind the biggest royal crisis of the 20th century, which saw her branded as a gold-digging social climber who set out to steal a king.
Blake's new bride Cristal (Nathalie Kelley) is a brunette Latina with a brain, and her gold-digging relative Sammy-Jo is now male.
Celine is packed with details--there are bear attacks, a gold-digging nurse, an emphysemic sharpshooter and senior citizens who live in a camper van--but every bit feels authentic and true.
If you've missed your regular dose of mysterious tombs, Egyptian Gods and gold-digging adventures, fret not.
Catherine Tate co-stars as a gold-digging hand model, while David Walliams himself, above, crops up as a school dinner lady who does not belong anywhere near a kitchen.
This Howard Hawks-directed gem saw Marilyn Monroe, above, and Jane Russell team up as, respectively, a gold-digging showgirl out to land a rich husband and her protective pal Calendar Girls (2003) A stellar cast (Julie Walters, Helen Mirren, Celia Imrie among others) tell the true tale of a WI group who strip for a charity calendar after a friend's husband dies of cancer Mean Girls (2004) A teen comedy that cast its catty spell over adults too.
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953) This Howard Hawks-directed gem saw Marilyn Monroe, above, and Jane Russell team up as, respectively, a gold-digging showgirl out to land a rich husband and her protective pal Calendar Girls (2003) A stellar cast (Julie Walters, Helen Mirren, Celia Imrie among others) tell the true tale of a WI group who strip for a charity calendar after a friend's husband dies of cancer Mean Girls (2004) A teen comedy that cast its catty spell over adults too.
EMMERDALE (7pm ITV) OF all the developments in EMMERDALE tonight - Fi- blaming Moira for his mum's disappearance, Belle finally getting treatment for her mental health issues, Sam's gold-digging friend Tracy finding an ally in Val - it's the longing looks which Charity is casting in Cain's direction that are the most worrying.