workshy


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workshy

(ˈwɜːkˌʃaɪ)
adj
not inclined to work
Translations

workshy

[ˈwɜːkʃaɪ] ADJperezoso, flojo (esp LAm)

workshy

[ˈwɜːkˌʃaɪ] adjpigro/a, indolente
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Matthew Lillard found fame as the slasher in Scream and the workshy Shaggy in Scooby-Doo.
A much greater shock came with the character of Ron Swanson, the incredibly workshy and delightfully deadpan boss famous, above all, for his retro moustache.
Thousands attended the fair, proving the Government wrong when they say the unemployed are workshy.
Which senior Labour MP has warned that the party cannot win the next election while voters believe it gives the workshy an "easy ride"?
Unless of course the rumours are true in that Labour no longer represent the working class, merely immigrants, migrants, the workshy, and the long-term unemployed.
But what can she do about a bloke who's nothing more than a workshy layabout?
Brainwashed by programme makers who scoured the country to find a few workshy wasters, reader Maria Connelly splutters with indignation, falling for the Con-Dem line that the poor are responsible for all our ills.
Far from the popular perception of benefit recipients as workless and workshy, more than two thirds of working-age recipients of benefits in rural England are in work already but getting by on low incomes, and this proportion is increasing.
Carl, 26, branded them "a bunch of workshy layabouts" for turning their noses up at a chance of earning pounds 350 a week.
In the TV version, Frank Gallagher (played by David Threlfall) is among the workshy Chatsworth estate residents who use a tunnel to steal Lottery scratchcards.
I was brought in as a violent nutter, then after they introduced the rest of the family, this workshy, loveable rogue started to emerge, and they started writing more comic elements for the Dingles".
5 million people out of work, not because we're a nation of workshy scroungers without a work ethic, but because, with an average five unemployed people chasing every vacancy, there is a distinct lack of jobs.

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