Definición de pinchbeck en inglés:


Saltos de línea: pinch|beck
Pronunciación: /ˈpɪn(t)ʃbɛk


[mass noun]
  • An alloy of copper and zinc resembling gold, used in watchmaking and cheap jewellery.


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  • Appearing valuable, but actually cheap or tawdry.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Of course, Muggeridge was unreformed, and when he actually decided to take religion seriously he was contemptuously dismissed as ‘a pinchbeck Savonarola’.
    • The first had been newly choreographed by Ashton and looked for the most part like little more than a pinchbeck parody of a Soviet-style solo.


mid 18th century: named after Christopher Pinchbeck (died 1732), English watchmaker.

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