Synonyms for gold-rush
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- 1. boom, bonanza, gold rush, gravy, godsend, manna from heaven, windfall, bunce, happening, occurrence, natural event
- usage: a sudden happening that brings good fortune (as a sudden opportunity to make money); "the demand for testing has created a boom for those unregulated laboratories where boxes of specimen jars are processed lik an assembly line"
- 2. gold rush, migration
- usage: a large migration of people to a newly discovered gold field