a European finch, Carduelis carduelis, having a crimson face and wings marked with yellow.
any of certain related American finches of the genus Carduelis, as C. tristis, the male of which has yellow body plumage in the summer.
a common European finch, Carduelis carduelis, the adult of which has a red-and-white face and yellow-and-black wings
any of several North American finches of the genus Spinus, esp the yellow-and-black species S. tristis
from Old English goldfinc; see gold + finch.
noun A type of synthetic heroin (1960s+ Narcotics)
/ˈɡəʊldˌfɪnɪ/ noun (pl) -nies 1. another name for goldsinny
[gohld-fish] /ˈgoʊldˌfɪʃ/ noun, plural (especially collectively) goldfish (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) goldfishes. 1. a small, usually yellow or orange , Carassius auratus, of the carp family, native to China, bred in many varieties and often kept in fishbowls and pools. 2. (def 2). /ˈɡəʊldˌfɪʃ/ noun (pl) -fish, -fishes 1. a […]
- Goldfish bowl
noun 1. Also called fishbowl. a glass bowl, typically spherical, in which fish are kept as pets 2. a place or situation open to observation by onlookers noun phrase A place or situation where one is exposed; a venue without privacy: Celebrities must live in a goldfish bowl (1935+) A situation affording no privacy, as […]