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1. One who shirks work or responsibility.
2. One who tries to evade military service in wartime; a draft dodger.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
1. a person who evades work or duty; shirker
a. an educated young adult characterized by cynicism and apathy
b. (as modifier): slacker culture.
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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]
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|Noun||1.||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
scrimshanker - a shirker
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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.
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002
slacker[ˈslækəʳ] N → holgazán/ana m/f, vago/a m/f, gandul(a) m/f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
n → Bummelant(in) m(f)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
slacker[ˈslækəʳ] n (fam) → lavativo/a, pelandrone/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995