gold rush Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
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

(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 people try 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 raise billions during the Internet gold rush.
(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
A blazing row: words and phrases for arguing and arguments
A blazing row: words and phrases for arguing and arguments
by ,
May 04, 2016
by Kate Woodford We can’t always focus on the positive! This week, we’re looking at the language that is used to refer to arguing and arguments, and the differences in meaning between the various words and phrases. There are several words that suggest that people are arguing about something that is not important. (As you might

Read More 

Word of the Day

spaceship

(especially in stories) a vehicle used for travel in space

Word of the Day

trigger warning noun
trigger warning noun
May 02, 2016
a warning that a subject may trigger unpleasant emotions or memories This is not, I should stress, an argument that trigger warnings should become commonplace on campus.

Read More