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goldbrick

noun

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one who deliberately avoids work or duty
  • the goldbricks among the colonists were warned: no work, no food

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goldbrick

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of goldbrick (Entry 2 of 2)

as in hang, bum

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“Goldbrick.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/goldbrick. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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