goldbrick

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Synonyms for goldbrick

to pass time without working or in avoiding work

Synonyms for goldbrick

a soldier who performs his duties without proper care or effort

a brick-shaped block that looks like gold but is not

Related Words

anything that is supposed to be valuable but turns out to be worthless

avoid (one's assigned duties)

References in periodicals archive ?
It has since emerged that another recent arrival at Brisbourne's yard, the three-year-old Goldbricker, previously trained by Harvey Cyzer and two years junior to York Cliff, had travelled to the Nottinghamshire track in his place.
WITH plenty of support in the tipsters' table, Goldbricker looks like going off short for the Norfolk Showground Claiming Stakes (2.
When Waldo Emerson bailed his pal, Henry Thoreau, from Concord jail for vagrancy on the Post Road, Congress earned their double-eagle daily reporting to Sergeant-at-Arms, & they kept a dungeon for goldbrickers in the Capital cellar.
While there are a few goldbrickers, as you call them, the majority of people with disabilities who apply for assistance have no other option.
Some were pure goldbrickers, like Sam," a former Chicago precinct worker quoted by Mike Royko in his book, Boss: "In those days to succeed in politics you sometimes had to bash in a few heads.