gold-dig

verb

Definition of gold-dig

transitive verb

: to extract money or gifts from by coaxing or flattery why did you coax him, tease him, gold-dig him— Sinclair Lewis

intransitive verb

: 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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History and Etymology for gold-dig

back-formation from gold digger

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“Gold-dig.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gold-dig. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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