One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1informal An advocate of a single gold standard for currency.
- ‘All this happened despite a gold standard (which goldbugs always say is supposed to keep the bankers and politicians ‘honest’).’
- 1.1 A person favouring gold as an investment.
- ‘Investors wishing to become goldbugs should concentrate on unhedged mining companies in the global top 12, particularly Goldfields, Harmony and Durban Deep.’
2another term for gold beetle
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