from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One who shirks work or responsibility: "In terms of their outlook on the future, slackers regard tomorrow with a studied cynicism or . . . don't even conceive of one” ( Julie Caniglia).
- n. One who tries to evade military service in wartime; a draft dodger.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. One who procrastinates or is lazy.
- n. A person lacking a sense of direction in life; an underachiever.
- n. A person who seeks to avoid military service.
- n. A user of Slackware Linux, a type of application software.
- n. A member of a certain 1990s subculture associated with Generation X.
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- n. a person who shirks his work or duty (especially one who tries to evade military service in wartime)
From slack + -er; compare especially slack off. (Wiktionary)