proverb The attractive external appearance of something is not a reliable indication of its true nature.
More example sentences
- But all that glitters is not gold and even as the models flash the latest trends, scratch the surface and ‘the glamour, gloss and glaze’ is replaced by hard-core business and hard work.
- Some of the actions of the party administration are beginning to show that all that glitters is not gold.
- But in show business, all that glitters is not gold.
Definition of all that glitters is not gold in:
- The US English dictionary