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Definition of "gold-bug" [gold-bug]

  • A beetle of a golden color. (noun)
  • An advocate of the single gold standard in finance; a ‘gold man.’ (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "gold-bug" in a sentence
  • "Salinger obviously was a recluse, but I dunno, was he, say, a gold-bug, or against fluoridation of water? wiley says:"
  • "The ensuing chaos would do a lot to discredit the brand of gold-bug/Fed-phobic lunacy he represents."
  • "Thus, Barr, the mainstream libertarian and professional conservative politician, failed even more miserably than a gold-bug politician who ran on abolishing the Federal Reserve and unilaterally withdrawing the U.S. from the Cold War, and who took time out of his campaign to give long interviews about the Trilateral Commission and the secret manipulations of the international bankers."