gold rush Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “gold rush” in the English Dictionary

"gold rush" in British English

See all translations

gold rushnoun [C usually singular]

uk   us  
a ​situation in which a lot of ​peoplemove to a ​place to ​try to ​findgold because they have ​heard that ​gold has been ​found there
(Definition of gold rush from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"gold rush" in Business English

See all translations

gold rushnoun [S]

uk   us  
a ​situation in which a lot of ​peopletry to take ​advantage of an ​opportunity because they have heard that they might make a lot of ​money: Venture ​capitalists helped ​companies like Amazon and Netscape ​raisebillions during the ​Internetgoldrush.
(Definition of gold rush from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “gold rush”
in Chinese (Simplified) 淘金热(指涌向新采金地的热潮)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 淘金熱(指湧向新採金地的熱潮)…
What is the pronunciation of gold rush?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

harvest

to pick and collect crops, or to collect plants, animals, or fish to eat

Word of the Day

Meerkat meme
Meerkat meme
by Colin McIntosh,
September 03, 2015
Meerkats are not new to popular culture (they appear in the folk tales of the San people of the Kalahari), but their arrival in the public’s consciousness, at least in the UK and the US, is a relatively recent phenomenon. Meerkats are small, sociable Southern African mammals that live in large family

Read More 

parklet noun
parklet noun
August 31, 2015
a public outdoor space that may be associated with a local business but where anyone can sit Pop-up cafes in NY are what’s actually called parklets in many other places around the country.

Read More