gold brick

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gold brick

n.
1. A bar of gilded cheap metal that appears to be genuine gold.
2. A fraudulent, worthless substitute.

gold brick

n
1. something with only a superficial appearance of value
2. informal US an idler or shirker
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If the new hire is merely inept or a goldbricker, the company will have to endure his or her inefficient work habits, excessive absenteeism, and increased health-benefit claims.
She went to a plant ``sick bay'' but was sent back by two workers who mistook her for a goldbricker with a hangover.
With officials now satisfied credentials are in order, Brisbourne, who traced the mix-up to when both horses arrived from Tattersalls October Sales in Newmarket, is running Goldbricker in division two