Meaning of goldbrick

gold•brick

Pronunciation: (gōld'brik"), [key]
— n.
  1. a brick made to look like gold, sold by a swindler.
  2. anything supposed to be valuable but which turns out to be worthless.
  3. a person, esp. a soldier, who shirks responsibility or performs duties without proper effort or care.
—v.i.
—v.t.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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