Pronunciation: (gōld'brik"), [key]
1. Informal.a brick made to look like gold, sold by a swindler.
2. Informal.anything supposed to be valuable but which turns out to be worthless.
3. Also,gold'brick"er. Slang.a person, esp. a soldier, who shirks responsibility or performs duties without proper effort or care.

v.i. Slang.
to shirk responsibility or perform halfheartedly; loaf.

v.t. Slang.
to swindle; cheat.

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