Synonyms for (noun) goldbrick

Synonyms: goldbrick

Definition: anything that is supposed to be valuable but turns out to be worthless

Similar words: dupery, hoax, humbug, fraud, fraudulence, put-on

Definition: something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage


Synonyms: goldbrick

Definition: a brick-shaped block that looks like gold but is not

Similar words: cube, block

Definition: a three-dimensional shape with six square or rectangular sides


Synonyms: goldbrick, good-for-naught, good-for-nothing, goof-off, ne'er-do-well, no-account

Definition: an idle worthless person

Similar words: idler, bum, layabout, loafer, do-nothing

Definition: person who does no work

Usage: a lazy bum


Synonyms: goldbrick

Definition: a soldier who performs his duties without proper care or effort

Similar words: slacker, shirker

Definition: a person who shirks his work or duty (especially one who tries to evade military service in wartime)


Similar words: soldier

Definition: an enlisted man or woman who serves in an army

Usage: the soldiers stood at attention

Synonyms for (verb) goldbrick

Synonyms: goldbrick, fiddle, shirk, shrink from

Definition: avoid (one's assigned duties)

Usage: The derelict soldier shirked his duties

Similar words: avoid

Definition: refrain from doing something

Usage: She refrains from calling her therapist too often; He should avoid publishing his wife's memories


Synonyms: hornswoggle, goldbrick, gip, gyp, bunco, short-change, scam, rook, con, diddle, defraud, swindle, mulct, nobble, victimize

Definition: deprive of by deceit

Usage: He swindled me out of my inheritance; She defrauded the customers who trusted her; the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change

Similar words: rip off, cheat, chisel

Definition: deprive somebody of something by deceit

Usage: The con-man beat me out of $50; This salesman ripped us off!; we were cheated by their clever-sounding scheme; They chiseled me out of my money