Solid as gold

Idiom

Solid as gold

Definition

Used to describe something or someone that is dependable, reliable, and trustworthy.

Examples

My brother is solid as gold – I can always depend on him.

Our company is solid as gold – we always deliver on our promises.

This car is solid as gold – it’s never let me down.

Origin

Believed to have been in use since at least the 1800s.

FAQs

Q1

What does it mean when someone is described as “solid as gold”?

A1

When someone is described as “solid as gold”, it means that they are dependable, reliable, and trustworthy.

Q2

When did this phrase come into use?

A2

The phrase “solid as gold” is believed to have been in use since at least the 1800s.