slacker

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n slacker a person who shirks his work or duty (especially one who tries to evade military service in wartime)
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Usage

In literature:

Over against these heroes stand the slackers.
"The Blot on the Kaiser's 'Scutcheon" by Newell Dwight Hillis
Just like him, the slacker!
"The Hill" by Horace Annesley Vachell
Or in other words, that the standard wage makes slackers of all men.
"The Settlement of Wage Disputes" by Herbert Feis
But your sons couldn't be slackers.
"In Orchard Glen" by Marian Keith
But the pace may be slacker presently.
"Somehow Good" by William de Morgan
No one wants to belong to a college which can do nothing but howl at night, since the greatest slackers in the 'Varsity howl the loudest.
"Godfrey Marten, Undergraduate" by Charles Turley
The progress of all these fish is made by steady travelling in the slacker water at the sides of the river.
"Fishing in British Columbia" by Thomas Wilson Lambert
Surely you are not a slacker.
"The Paliser case" by Edgar Saltus
This is no task for an idler or a slacker.
"Westward with the Prince of Wales" by W. Douglas Newton
She was afraid he would be a slacker, never dreaming that he would be industrious in all forms of destruction.
"The Cup of Fury" by Rupert Hughes
Had she been a bit of a slacker?
"The Camerons of Highboro" by Beth B. Gilchrist
He had a great deal to see to, so he said when Digby called him a slacker.
"The Beggar Man" by Ruby Mildred Ayres
If I'm a slacker, I am.
"Old Crow" by Alice Brown
She had thought him a slacker when he had shouldered the harder task!
"Happy House" by Jane D. Abbott
A stretch of slacker water gave them some respite; but then came a long, tumbling, rock-strewn rapid.
"Northern Diamonds" by Frank Lillie Pollock
At this crisis in the world's affairs we don't want to bring up 'slackers'.
"The Head Girl at the Gables" by Angela Brazil
The skeptic is slacker, too; excusing himself from the hardships of right living by pleading the futility of effort.
"Stepsons of Light" by Eugene Manlove Rhodes
For "the slacker" he had one question.
"Bindle" by Herbert Jenkins
We simply ate and drank and smoked, and in fact behaved as 'slackers.
"Lafcadio Hearn" by Nina H. Kennard
Don't you agree with me that it makes it far harder for us slackers?
"A Pair of Schoolgirls" by Angela Brazil
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In poetry:

No feebler is the foe,
No slacker grows the fight,
Nor less the need of armor tried,
Of shield and helmet bright.
"Far Down the Ages Now" by Horatius Bonar

In news:

Being a "slacker" doesn't have to be a bad thing.
Slacker 's premium services may have gone up in price, but the app is the best streaming music platform on the iOS market thanks to a deep music well, new on-demand streaming, playlists, and over 150 channels.
Slacker -in-Chief He has higher priorities than attending to domestic and foreign policy.
Think You're a Slacker Mom.
A couple weeks ago I wrote about Slacker Radio being my go to online music app, and I wanted to give you all an update on some of their features.
INTERVIEWS Dinosaur Jr Soundtrack Slacker Heartbreak in 'Watch the Corners' Video.
After waiting for over a year for Slacker to come to Sonos.
Slacker 17-Yr Old Whiz Kid's App Snags News Corp. Go To Businessweek.com.
The company has been working hard on the newly announced Slacker Premium Radio, a service that offers on-demand access to the 8 million songs in Slacker 's library.
Sarah Palin, Gen-X Slacker .
Up until now, the two to four audio ad units per hour that ran in-stream on Slacker 's service were simulcast both on the Internet and online platforms.
Virginia Tech Makes List of ' Slacker Colleges'.
We saw this list of the Top 10 Slacker Colleges on Inside College, which dubs itself "the insider's guide to everything college".
Articles Related to Slacker .
Congradulations to Slacker from our afternoon showChildren's Miracle Network Hospitals, a charity that raises funds for.
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In science:

Figure 3. Slacker Astronomy has been podcasting since February 2005 and already has nearly 10,000 listeners to its weekly shows. Logo courtesy of Slacker Astronomy.
The Road Less Traveled: Non-traditional Ways of Communicating Astronomy with the Public
From its humble beginning in February 2005, Slacker Astronomy has quickly grown to over 9,000 listeners in August 2005, and that number will undoubtedly continue to rise.
The Road Less Traveled: Non-traditional Ways of Communicating Astronomy with the Public
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