Examples of loafer in a Sentence
an incorrigible loafer who never accomplished anything
Recent Examples of loafer from the Web
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The characters' unshaven faces and use of loafers without socks became fashion musts.
And finally, March 18’s departure from Miami will be with Salvatore Ferragamo, grandson of the company's founder, who in addition to making some very nice loafers, also owns Il Borro winery in Tuscany.
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Yes, there were ladylike pumps on the runway, but the more interesting story at the show were the hefty loafers worn with many of the collection’s daywear looks.
The atmosphere in this novel is stretched taut as the characters wait for the other polished loafer to drop.
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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
LOAFER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of loafer for English Language Learners
: a low shoe with no laces
: a person who does not work hard
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