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SLACKER

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does slacker mean? 

SLACKER (noun)
  The noun SLACKER has 1 sense:

1. a person who shirks their work or duty (especially one who tries to evade military service in wartime)

  Familiarity information: SLACKER used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SLACKER (noun)


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Meaning:

A person who shirks their work or duty (especially one who tries to evade military service in wartime)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

shirker; slacker

Hypernyms ("slacker" is a kind of...):

bum; do-nothing; idler; layabout; loafer (person who does no work)

Domain category:

armed forces; armed services; military; military machine; war machine (the military forces of a nation)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "slacker"):

goldbrick (a soldier who performs his duties without proper care or effort)

malingerer; shammer; skulker (someone shirking their duty by feigning illness or incapacity)

scrimshanker (a shirker)


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