loafer

noun loaf·er \ ˈlō-fər \
Updated on: 6 Nov 2017

Definition of loafer

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

Examples of loafer in a Sentence

  1. an incorrigible loafer who never accomplished anything

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Origin and Etymology of loafer

perhaps short for landloafer, from German Landläufer tramp, from Land + Läufer runner


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loafer

noun

Definition of loafer for English Language Learners

  • : a low shoe with no laces

  • : a person who does not work hard



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