Definition of "goldbrick" [gold•brick]

  • (noun) A person, especially a soldier, who avoids assigned duties or work; a shirker.
  • (verb-intransitive) To shirk one's assigned duties or responsibilities.
  • (verb-transitive) To cheat; swindle.

Use "goldbrick" in a sentence

  • "Such activities might have included producing vituperative TV ads calling a decorated-war-hero senator a goldbrick, or sponsoring hysterical Web sites accusing the president's father of being King Faisal's fifth wife."
  • "I was getting goldbrick looks from the men working at their desks, so I went back to my cubicle."
  • "Real work started to seem like a life sentence, so he dealt with it by becoming a goldbrick."

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