Good as gold

Definition

Good as gold is an idiom which means someone or something is perfect or of the highest quality.

Examples

She was so well behaved, she was good as gold.

He’s always so reliable – he’s good as gold.

His grades were good as gold this term.

She’s as good as gold when it comes to following the rules.

The quality of the work was good as gold.

Origin

The origin of this idiom is unknown, but it is believed to have been in use since the 17th century.

FAQs

Question

What is the meaning of ‘good as gold’?

Answer

It means that someone or something is perfect or of the highest quality.

Question

Where does the phrase ‘good as gold’ come from?

Answer

The origin of this idiom is unknown, but it is believed to have been in use since the 17th century.