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loafer

noun loaf·er \ˈlō-fər\

: a low shoe with no laces

: a person who does not work hard

Full Definition of LOAFER

1
:  one that loafs :  idler
2
:  a low step-in shoe

Examples of LOAFER

  1. <an incorrigible loafer who never accomplished anything>

Origin of LOAFER

perhaps short for landloafer, from German Landläufer tramp, from Land + Läufer runner
First Known Use: 1830

Rhymes with LOAFER

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July 04, 2015
stringent Hear it
rigorous, strict, or severe
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