What does goldbrick mean?

Definitions for goldbrick
ˈgoʊldˌbrɪkgold·brick

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word goldbrick.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. goldbrick(noun)

    a soldier who performs his duties without proper care or effort

  2. goldbrick, goof-off, ne'er-do-well, good-for-nothing, no-account, good-for-naught(noun)

    an idle worthless person

  3. goldbrick(noun)

    a brick-shaped block that looks like gold but is not

  4. goldbrick(verb)

    anything that is supposed to be valuable but turns out to be worthless

  5. victimize, swindle, rook, goldbrick, nobble, diddle, bunco, defraud, scam, mulct, gyp, gip, hornswoggle, short-change, con(verb)

    deprive of by deceit

    "He swindled me out of my inheritance"; "She defrauded the customers who trusted her"; "the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change"

  6. fiddle, shirk, shrink from, goldbrick(verb)

    avoid (one's assigned duties)

    "The derelict soldier shirked his duties"

Wiktionary

  1. goldbrick(Noun)

    A gold brick, especially one that is fraudulent or nonexistent;

  2. goldbrick(Noun)

    A shirker or malingerer

  3. goldbrick(Noun)

    A swindler

  4. goldbrick(Verb)

    To shirk or malinger

  5. goldbrick(Verb)

    To swindle

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How to say goldbrick in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of goldbrick in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of goldbrick in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Images & Illustrations of goldbrick

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