- adj. alternative spelling of workshy.
- adj. disinclined to work or exertion
“The name means "Let them talk", and was chosen in response to the men of the village calling the women work-shy and idle.”
“And taxpayers such as me, the diligent and industrious folk who, with our earnings, make life tolerable for the work-shy malingerers whose fortunes seem to concern you so much, would not be obliged to give away their hard-earned wealth to support such parasites!" replied Scrooge.”
“Where is the incentive to work hard , when government is handing out such large sums to the work-shy in society.”
“At most it should be £8000 for rent and then food and fuel vouchers only for long term work-shy.”
“In the past such folk would have had only a ghostly presence: evil, work-shy scroungers whom none of them actually knew, but who haunted their imaginations.”
“Now they are on stage being applauded wildly for their efforts to stop themselves being evil, work-shy scroungers.”
“And, if they're not doing that, the work-shy foreign piss-takers are taking advantage of our welfare system, claiming this, claiming the other… We know the drill.”
“Outrageous though their conduct is, the sums involved are not exactly large when set alongside the humungous sums of money being bunged at the Banks or at the work-shy or the NHS.”
“When everyone is watching, the welfare state has funded entire generations of work-shy parasites; a criminal underclass who lie around on benefits while the country needs to import a million Poles to carry out basic jobs they should be doing. etc etc on January 22, 2010 at 5: 25 pm alex”
“No surprise that German voters resent seeing the fruits of their labors eaten by retirement-loving, work-shy Greeks who partied while they sweated and saved.”
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