Definition of gold-dig
: to extract money or gifts from by coaxing or flattery why did you coax him, tease him, gold-dig him— Sinclair Lewis
: to extract money or gifts from men by coaxing or flattery she went with him wherever he wanted to go, and she never tried to maneuver him or gold-dig— Ann Chidester
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