Definition of goldbug in English:


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chiefly US
  • 1 informal An advocate of a single gold standard for currency.
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    • All this happened despite a gold standard (which goldbugs always say is supposed to keep the bankers and politicians ‘honest’).
  • 1.1A person favouring gold as an investment.
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    • Investors wishing to become goldbugs should concentrate on unhedged mining companies in the global top 12, particularly Goldfields, Harmony and Durban Deep.

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