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goldbrick

synonym (synonym of goldbrick)

hypernym (goldbrick IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a brick-shaped block that looks like gold but is not (noun.artifact)
    a three-dimensional shape with six square or rectangular sides (noun.shape)
     
  • a soldier who performs his duties without proper care or effort (noun.person)
    a person who shirks his work or duty (especially one who tries to evade military service in wartime) (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    an enlisted man or woman who serves in an army (noun.person)
     
  • an idle worthless person (noun.person)
    person who does no work (noun.person)
     
  • anything that is supposed to be valuable but turns out to be worthless (noun.act)
    something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage (noun.act)
     
  • avoid (one's assigned duties) (verb.social)
    refrain from doing something (verb.social)
     
  • deprive of by deceit (verb.social)
    deprive somebody of something by deceit (verb.social)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF goldbrick relation)

  • avoid (one's assigned duties) (verb.social)
    British military language: avoid work (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    avoid responsibilities and duties, e.g., by pretending to be ill (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    avoid responsibilities and work, be idle (verb.social)
     
  • deprive of by deceit (verb.social)
    cheat someone by not returning him enough money (verb.social)
     

derivation (.... is derived from goldbrick)

domain usage (goldbrick is used in .... domain)

  • anything that is supposed to be valuable but turns out to be worthless (noun.act)
    language used in a figurative or nonliteral sense (noun.communication)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym derivation domain usage bunco con defraud diddle fiddle shirk dupery fraud block cube bum do-nothing scrimshank malinger skulk slack short short-change good-for-naught good-for-nothing goldbricking goofing off shirker slacker figure figure of speech image trope

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