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- n. One who shirks a duty or responsibility.
- n. One who is lazy.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who shirks.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who shirks duty or danger.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a person who shirks his work or duty (especially one who tries to evade military service in wartime)
Instead, they should be calling him the worst kind of shirker, someone so un-American maybe Congresswoman Bachmann should be investigating him.
Whatever may be said henceforward of these "golden lads" of ours, "shirker" and "loafer" they can never be called again.
He was the typical "shirker" and "loafer," while other men worked; the parasite bred from the sweat of the poor; the soft, effeminate creature who had never faced the facts of life and never would.
Also, the author of the majority opinion is not exactly known as a shirker on such issues, and she apparently didn’t see any point in bringing it up.
Whatever may be said henceforward of these "golden lads" of ours, "shirker" and "loafer" they can never he called again.
"He did; and he always said that Michael Pendean was a 'shirker' and
He was soft-spoken and earnest, and not a pacifist or a shirker.
A music teacher in rural Wisconsin, my cousin Becky can hardly be mistaken for a shirker or a cheat.
Like a shirker slipping into a nickelodeon in the middle of the afternoon, he could sneak in whenever he felt like it.
Pretty soon, you'll be working in a happier place and feeling less like a shirker and more like a leader.3.