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    goldbrick

    goldbrick - Dictionary definition and meaning for word goldbrick

    Definition
    (noun) a soldier who performs his duties without proper care or effort Definition
    (noun) an idle worthless person Definition
    (noun) a brick-shaped block that looks like gold but is not Definition
    (noun) anything that is supposed to be valuable but turns out to be worthless Definition
    (verb) deprive of by deceit
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (verb) avoid (one's assigned duties)
    Synonyms : fiddle , shirk , shrink from
    Example Sentence
    • The derelict soldier shirked his duties
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for goldbrick

If you get a goldbrick, you will become an idle worthless person

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