goldbug

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noun gold·bug \ˈgōl(d)-ˌbəg\

Definition of goldbug

  1. 1 :  a supporter of the gold standard

  2. 2 :  a person who invests in or hoards gold

1878

First Known Use of goldbug

1878

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