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gold brick

División en sílabas: gold brick
US informal

Definición de gold brick en inglés:

sustantivo

1A thing that looks valuable but is in fact worthless.
1.1 (also goldbrick or goldbricker) A con man.
Example sentences
  • In such small communities, thieves, liars, and goldbrickers could easily be identified.
  • He'd catch up to the goldbrickers in a moment, he just needed to rest.
1.2A lazy person: [as modifier]: hardworking Amos and goldbrick Andy
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • We finished the pen around the time those two goldbrickers returned from their joyride.

verbo

(usually goldbrick) [no object] Volver al principio  
1Invent excuses to avoid a task; shirk: he wasn’t goldbricking; he was really sick
1.1 [with object] Swindle (someone).

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