Examples of loafer in a Sentence
an incorrigible loafer who never accomplished anything
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For some reason, though, the idea of giving consumers the choice to participate in a court of law — a right enshrined in the Seventh Amendment — leaves some GOP legislators quaking in their loafers.
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Origin and Etymology of loafer
First Known Use: 1830See Words from the same year
Synonymscouch potato, deadbeat, do-nothing, drone, idler, layabout, lazybones, lotus-eater, slouch, slug, slugabed, sluggard
Antonymsdoer, go-ahead, go-getter, hummer, hustler, rustler, self-starter
Related Wordsbum, good-for-nothing, ne'er-do-well; crawler, creeper, dawdler, laggard, putterer, slowpoke, snail, stick-in-the-mud, straggler; clock-watcher, goldbrick, malingerer, shirker, slacker; dallier, lingerer, loiterer, loller, lounger, saunterer; delayer, procrastinator; dropout, quitter
Near Antonymsachiever, comer, highflier (or highflyer); live wire, powerhouse
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