Definition of goldbug in English:

goldbug

(also gold bug)

noun

US
  • 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. 1.1 A person favoring 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.’
  • 2

    another term for gold beetle

Pronunciation:

goldbug

/ˈɡōldˌbəɡ/