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goldbrick

1. verb To avoid or neglect one's work or duties. A "gold brick" is a bar of metal that appears to be actual gold when it is not. Quit goldbricking and get back to work! Ed's been known to goldbrick, so I'm not surprised that he didn't finish that project like you asked him to.
2. noun One who avoids or neglects their work or duties. Ed's a known goldbrick, so I'm not surprised that he didn't finish that project like you asked him to.

goldbrick

1. n. a lazy person. Pete is just a lazy goldbrick.
2. in. to be lazy; to shirk one’s duty. Whoever is goldbricking when I come back gets a real talking to.
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The Lower East Side is getting a new golden gateway with its first gold brick building at 196 Orchard Street.
Apart from collecting gold bricks you also have the ability to use your skills at building the world around you and this is where the game is a lot like Minecraft and that isn't a bad thing.
Their harvest days are over, and all they are good for is to sell gold bricks till they are caught in the act.''
Chow (Ken Jeong) to steal a truckload of Marshall's gold bricks. Taking Doug hostage, Marshall gives the remaining trio three days to find both Chow and the purloined gold, entailing a journey to Tijuana and then back to Vegas.
On one side is the earth, the other side, a sum of gold bricks. He presumes the world's long-term health is considerably heavier than the pile of gold bricks of economic interests and that world governments would take concerted action to stop it.
The CBI had arrested Srivastava on Friday for allegedly demanding and accepting bribes in the form of gold bricks.
" The CBI arrested the Nalco CMD when he got his wife to accept an illegal gratification of three 24 carat gold bricks, each weighing one kg.
Incidentally, I have in my possession a number of reasonably priced gold bricks if Mr Morse is interested.
We had absolutely no idea what was happening to the lead, but we pretended our lead bricks were like the gold bricks in the cowboy movies at the Saturday matinees.
Do well in the main stages and these bonus levels, and you earn Gold Bricks which unlock even more stages.
Two coins were preserved for the Smithsonian Institute, and all the rest were melted down into gold bricks. Well, almost all the rest.
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Set in Jordan's Wadi Rum desert, the show sees teams of super-fit contestants battling it out in a series of endurance challenges to win a prize of gold bricks.
Unfortunately this travesty of their tradition has been successfully marketed to many homesick desis, as is evidenced by the enormous number of "gold bricks" sold here--ostensibly for funds to build a Hindu temple on the site of the ancient Moslem mosque.
If you re-built Coventry using gold bricks, this lot wouldn't be satisfied.