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slack·er

 (slăk′ər)
n.
1. One who shirks work or responsibility.
2. One who tries to evade military service in wartime; a draft dodger.

slacker

(ˈslækə)
n
1. a person who evades work or duty; shirker
2. informal
a. an educated young adult characterized by cynicism and apathy
b. (as modifier): slacker culture.

slack•er

(ˈslæk ər)

n.
1. a person who evades duty or work; shirker.
2. a person who evades military service; dodger.
3. an esp. educated young person who is scornful of materialism, purposeless, apathetic, and usu. works in a dead-end job.
[1790–1800; definition 3 popularized by Slackers (1991), film by R. Linklater]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.slacker - a person who shirks his work or duty (especially one who tries to evade military service in wartime)slacker - a person who shirks his work or duty (especially one who tries to evade military service in wartime)
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
goldbrick - a soldier who performs his duties without proper care or effort
do-nothing, idler, layabout, loafer, bum - person who does no work; "a lazy bum"
malingerer, shammer, skulker - someone shirking their duty by feigning illness or incapacity
scrimshanker - a shirker

slacker

noun layabout, shirker, loafer, skiver (Brit. slang), idler, passenger, do-nothing, piker (Austral. & N.Z. slang), dodger, good-for-nothing, bludger (Austral. & N.Z. informal), gold brick (U.S. slang), scrimshanker (Brit. military slang) He's not a slacker, he's the best worker they've got.
Translations

slacker

[ˈslækəʳ] Nholgazán/ana m/f, vago/a m/f, gandul(a) m/f

slacker

[ˈslækər] nfainéant(e) m/fslack-jawed [ˌslækˈdʒɔːd] adjbouche bée inv

slacker

nBummelant(in) m(f)

slacker

[ˈslækəʳ] n (fam) → lavativo/a, pelandrone/a
References in classic literature ?
The more intense his thinking, the slacker was the droop of his lower jaw.
He had no sooner given his father these raisins but I saw him come out of the boat, and run away as if he had been bewitched, for he was the swiftest fellow on his feet that ever I saw: I say, he ran at such a rate that he was out of sight, as it were, in an instant; and though I called, and hallooed out too after him, it was all one - away he went; and in a quarter of an hour I saw him come back again, though not so fast as he went; and as he came nearer I found his pace slacker, because he had something in his hand.
You might even say that if you don't know who the Slacker is in a group, maybe it's you.
In celebration of LGBT Pride, Slacker Radio has just launched a free DJ-curated station that is as diverse as the gay community itself.
He wholly disagreed with the slacker stereotype and com mented on the good values and skills that can be found in Gen Y.
The slacker is one who could be more productive but makes a conscious decision not to be more productive.
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g, in do-it-yourself raves and 'zines, making literature out of your torpor--ending with a "self-referential tour de force, teaching busters how to get paid for marketing GenX aesthetics back to ourselves" when "inside expert on the slacker phenom" Mondo 2000 columnist Andrew Hultkrans advises all you "alternative" people out there to "face the Muzak.
Convention coverage available on the Slacker Radio ABC News station includes speeches, analysis and behind-the-scenes interviews.
Grounded'' also steals directly from Fox's other recent comedy success, ``Titus,'' by including Sean's dumb slacker brother (Kevin Corrigan, channeling Christopher Walken) and viciously spiteful father (Richard Riehle), complete with that show's flashbacks to past family atrocities.