goldbricker


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goldbricker

One who avoids or neglects their work or duties. A "gold brick" is a bar of metal that appears to be actual gold when it is not. Ed's a known goldbricker, so I'm not surprised that he didn't finish that project like you asked him to.

goldbricker

n. a loafer. (Also a term of address.) Get moving, you goldbrickers.
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Mark Brisbourne's five-hour trek from his West Country base was rewarded when Ellovamul landed the Norfolk Showground Claiming Stakes by two-and-a-half lengths from Goldbricker.
Toad (Mark Linn-Baker), meanwhile, is a bit of a goldbricker, a frumpy nebbish who would rather not be rousted from hibernation.
She went to a plant ``sick bay'' but was sent back by two workers who mistook her for a goldbricker with a hangover.
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.
If Joe is a goldbricker and human resources is being manipulated, operations should set the record straight.
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