Examples of loafer in a Sentence
an incorrigible loafer who never accomplished anything
Recent Examples of loafer from the Web
Mr. Judson enjoyed doing yardwork dressed in khakis and loafers and loved to work on home projects, his family said.
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Origin and Etymology of loafer
perhaps short for landloafer, from German Landläufer tramp, from Land + Läufer runner
First Known Use: 1830See Words from the same year
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Definition of loafer for English Language Learners
: a low shoe with no laces
: a person who does not work hard
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