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gold digger

A person who only pursues romantic relationships with wealthy partners for financial gain. Scott's friends warned him that Tracy was a gold digger and was only interested in marrying him for his money.
See also: digger, gold

(as) cold as a welldigger's ass (in January)

rude slang Very cold. I am so sick of being cold as a welldigger's ass all winter long—that's why I'm moving to Florida.
See also: ass, cold

a gold digger

  (old-fashioned)
a woman who has relationships with rich men so that they will give her money I'm not saying she's a gold digger, but how come all her boyfriends have been rich?
See also: digger, gold

gold digger

n. a woman who pays attention to a man solely because of his wealth. (Certainly also applicable to men as well.) Sam called Sally a “gold digger,” and she was devastated.
See also: digger, gold

hole digger

n. a lowly ditch digger; a common laborer. (As disparaging as burger-flipper.) Yo want to spend the rest of your life as a drunken hole digger?
See also: digger, hole
References in classic literature ?
Sometimes the Diggers aspire to nobler game, and succeed in entrapping the antelope, the fleetest animal of the prairies.
The farther Captain Bonneville advanced into the country of these Root Diggers, the more evidence he perceived of their rude and forlorn condition.
With this simple instance of vanity, in its primitive but vigorous state, we shall close our remarks on the Root Diggers.
The only circumstance that throws anything like a vague light on this mysterious matter is a report which prevailed of a strange, foreign-built shallop, with much the look of a picaroon,[1] having been seen hovering about the Sound for several days without landing or reporting herself, though boats were seen going to and from her at night; and that she was seen standing out of the mouth of the harbor, in the gray of the dawn, after the catastrophe of the money diggers.
Dirk had been completely distanced in following the light skiff of the fisherman, and had just come in time to rescue the poor money digger from his pursuer.
He came in with cheery look and manly spirit, and tried to reanimate the expiring heart of the poor money digger, but it was all in vain.
Conferring with the private landowners and working with Diggers staff archaeologist Kate Culpepper and local historian Bill Richardson, the team pinpointed the location of the home and discovered charred wooden board remains, as well as specific items from the home, including possible parts from a stove, nails and a plow blade fragment.
THERE was a time when my son was mad on diggers and even had a video showing him around the JCB factory.
This shaft has been dedicated as the Diggers Shaft in honour of one of the last prospectors - Maurice Victor Charles Melvaine (D.
Grey Trees Brewery Diggers Gold, 4% Available at the Red Cow, Llwydcoed, Aberdare The Red Cow is the current Mid-Glamorgan CAMRA Pub of the Year and is home to the Grey Trees Brewery, this being the Welsh name of Llwydcoed translated into English.
Something of an accumulative plot type, this story details the discovery of dinosaur bones in the backyard and the necessity of bigger and bigger diggers until the whole skeleton is discovered.
The JCB Dancing Diggers will be the main attraction at the two-day county show on August 9-10.
HARMLESS: The diggers at work on Hearsall Common A DISGRUNTLED dog-walker contacted the Telegraph after stumbling across three men digging six-foot deep trenches on Coventry's Hearsall Common.
Palestinian Tunnel Diggers Defy Egypt's Underground Steel Barrier
The oil ministry had signed a deal with an Italian company to buy 24 diggers.