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Definition of "gold-fever" [gold-fever]

  • A feverish desire to search for gold. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "gold-fever" in a sentence
  • "I daresay it was nothing to what it must have looked like a year or two later, when the gold-fever was at its height and half Europe came pouring to America in search of fortune."
  • "I'd also heard Michael Badnarik mention the same thing a while ago, though his gold-fever sounded a bit nutty, as did his other aversions to licensing of any sort."
  • "That's not to say they won't settle down into an important role, but the gold-fever mentality how many zeros is Facebook worth today?"
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