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  • noun Plural form of shirker.

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Examples

  • He told the Times Review that the incident was a major embarrassment for the industry, which was caused by inadequate enforcement of existing rules that allowed a few "shirkers" to get away with shoddy practices.

    Kootenay Rockies - News

  • But the "shirkers" don't feel any need to apologise: they are hanging back from the fray mainly because they don't think it's worth getting their soldiers killed for.

    NOW Magazine

  • But the "shirkers" don't feel any need to apologise: they are hanging back from the fray mainly because they don't think it's worth getting their soldiers killed for.

    Yemen Observer

  • But the "shirkers" don't feel any need to apologise: they are hanging back from the fray mainly because they don't think it's worth getting their soldiers killed for.

    Yemen Observer

  • But the "shirkers" don't feel any need to apologise: they are hanging back from the fray mainly because they don't think it's worth getting their soldiers killed for.

    Yemen Observer

  • But the "shirkers" don't feel any need to apologise: they are hanging back from the fray mainly because they don't think it's worth getting their soldiers killed for.

    Yemen Observer

  • But the "shirkers" don't feel any need to apologise: they are hanging back from the fray mainly because they don't think it's worth getting their soldiers killed for.

    Yemen Observer

  • But of course, these "shirkers" are mobile, as well, so there's every reason to believe that they'll vote with their feet, to a more economically-friendly clime.

    InsureBlog

  • "shirkers" when the actual contest came, the history of the times gives contradictions sufficient without examples.

    History of Kershaw's Brigade

  • 'shirkers' and 'cowards,' and the men whom they have raised to power and influence have not one word to say on their behalf.

    Six days of the Irish Republic A Narrative and Critical Account of the Latest Phase of Irish Politics

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