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Meaning of word goldbrick from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

goldbrick   noun

Meaning : A soldier who performs his duties without proper care or effort.

Meaning : An idle worthless person.

Synonyms : good-for-naught, good-for-nothing, goof-off, ne'er-do-well, no-account

Meaning : A brick-shaped block that looks like gold but is not.

Meaning : Anything that is supposed to be valuable but turns out to be worthless.

goldbrick   verb

Meaning : Deprive of by deceit.

Example : He swindled me out of my inheritance.
She defrauded the customers who trusted her.

Synonyms : bunco, con, defraud, diddle, hornswoggle, mulct, nobble, rook, scam, short-change, swindle, victimize

Meaning : Avoid (one's assigned duties).

Example : The derelict soldier shirked his duties.

Synonyms : fiddle, shirk, shrink from