Last modified on 20 June 2013, at 16:19

good as gold



(as) good as gold

  1. (of an asset) Of enduring value.
  2. (UK) (of a person) Very well-behaved.
    • 1922, James Joyce, Ulysses, episode 13,
      But to be sure baby was as good as gold, a perfect little dote in his new fancy bib.