Definitions of pinchbeck

n an alloy of copper and zinc that is used in cheap jewelry to imitate gold

Type of:
alloy, metal
a mixture containing two or more metallic elements or metallic and nonmetallic elements usually fused together or dissolving into each other when molten

adj serving as an imitation or substitute

pinchbeck heroism”
counterfeit, imitative
not genuine; imitating something superior

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