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 (gōld′brĭk′) Slang
A person, especially a soldier, who avoids assigned duties or work; a shirker.
v. gold·bricked, gold·brick·ing, gold·bricks
To shirk one's assigned duties or responsibilities.
To cheat; swindle.

gold′brick′er n.
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Noun1.goldbricking - the evasion of work or dutygoldbricking - the evasion of work or duty    
dodging, escape, evasion - nonperformance of something distasteful (as by deceit or trickery) that you are supposed to do; "his evasion of his clear duty was reprehensible"; "that escape from the consequences is possible but unattractive"
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No one could accuse Virgil of goldbricking. He took work seriously, counted himself lucky to be employed.
Islamabad -- Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has summoned the chief of the storm-torn IT firm Axact that is staggering under a mountain of allegations ranging from goldbricking hundreds of thousands into buying forged educational diplomas worldwide to laundering the black money white through Hundi.
One of his trainees is Sheldon Grossbart, who has been described as "a goldbricking rookie." Grossbart tries to use their "connection" as Jews to avoid most of the tasks and regulations assigned to new recruits.