Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who shirks duty or danger.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who shirks.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun One who shirks a duty or responsibility.
  • noun One who is lazy.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a person who shirks his work or duty (especially one who tries to evade military service in wartime)

Etymologies

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to shirk + -er

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