Goldbricker

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Goldbricker

A person who appears to be working, but in fact is surfing the Internet, making personal phone calls, or generally not working. A goldbricker tries to look busy but in fact is not very productive at all.
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Some were pure goldbrickers, like Sam," a former Chicago precinct worker quoted by Mike Royko in his book, Boss: "In those days to succeed in politics you sometimes had to bash in a few heads.