Definition of Goldbricking

1. Noun. The evasion of work or duty.

Exact synonyms: Goofing Off, Shirking, Slacking, Soldiering
Generic synonyms: Dodging, Escape, Evasion
Derivative terms: Goldbrick, Shirk, Slack, Slack



Definition of Goldbricking

1. Verb. (present participle of goldbrick) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Goldbricking

1. goldbrick [v] - See also: goldbrick

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Goldbricking

gold sol test
gold standard
gold standards
gold thioglucose
gold top
goldang
goldarn
goldarnit
goldarns
goldband lily
goldbeater
goldbrick
goldbricked
goldbricker
goldbrickers
goldbricking (current term)
goldbricks
goldbug
goldbugs
goldcrest
goldcrests
goldcup
goldcups
golddigger
golddiggers
golde
golded
golden
golden-beard penstemon
golden-crested kinglet

Literary usage of Goldbricking

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1. History of American Red Cross Nursing by Lavinia L. Dock (1922)
"Cases of neglect may have occurred just as likely as cases of "goldbricking," that term applied to soldiers and nurses pauperized by too much help. ..."

2. The Enlisted Experience: A Conversation With the Chief Master Sergeants of edited by Janet R. Daly Bednarek (1995)
"I can remember the perception that there were many people who were malingering, riding the sick book, and goldbricking. This type of person was rather rare. ..."

3. Protecting Critical Information & Technology: Proceedings of the Fourth by DIANE Publishing Company (1997)
"... stopping or slowing necessary activities, then and pilfering of tools and work products, goldbricking, absenteeism, false fire alarms, and bomb threats. ..."

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