worth one's weight in gold

Definition of worth one's weight in gold

  1. :  very useful, valuable, or important Good teachers are worth their weight in gold. An experience like that is worth its weight in gold.

Word by Word Definitions

worthplay
  1. :  become

  1. :  having monetary or material value

    :  estimable

  1. :  monetary value

    :  the equivalent of a specified amount or figure

    :  the value of something measured by its qualities or by the esteem in which it is held

  1. :  equal in value to

    :  having assets or income equal to

    :  deserving of

weightplay
  1. :  the amount that a thing weighs

    :  the standard or established amount that a thing should weigh

    :  one of the classes into which contestants in a sports event are divided according to body weight

  1. :  to oppress with a burden

    :  to load or make heavy with or as if with a weight

    :  to increase in heaviness by adding an ingredient

goldplay
  1. :  gold coins

    :  a gold piece

    :  money

  1. :  qualifying for a gold record


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