Definition of gold farming noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


gold farming

BrE BrE//ˈɡəʊld fɑːmɪŋ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡoʊld fɑːrmɪŋ//
[uncountable] Video games
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the practice of playing an online game for long periods of time, often as a job for a gold farming company, in order to progress through the game and then sell game currency, valuable items or characters to other players for real money The creators of the game recently won a high-profile lawsuit against a gold farming company. See related entries: Video games