Meaning of shirker in English:


Pronunciation /ˈʃəːkə/

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‘He don't have time for those what don't care to work, and he'd sooner drown you than put up with idlers or shirkers.’
  • ‘And if the socialist shirkers riot, shoot them!’
  • ‘To stand for the shirkers, stand strong in their place.’
  • ‘Whatever the detail of the debates over incapacity benefit, there is no doubt that his sympathies do not lie with those he would consider shirkers.’
  • ‘I'd rather just loudly insist that people who favor war go fight in it themselves or be damned as showboaters and shirkers.’