[ gohld-brik for 1, 2; gohld-brik for 3-5 ]
/ ˈgoʊldˈbrɪk for 1, 2; ˈgoʊldˌbrɪk for 3-5 /
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verb (used without object) Slang.
to shirk responsibility or perform halfheartedly; loaf.
verb (used with object)
to swindle; cheat.
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British Dictionary definitions for goldbrick
something with only a superficial appearance of value
US slang an idler or shirker
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