shiftless

adjective shift·less \ ˈshif(t)-ləs \

Definition of shiftless

1 : lacking in resourcefulness : inefficient
2 : lacking in ambition or incentive : lazy
  • shiftless freeloaders

shiftlessly

adverb

shiftlessness

noun

Examples of shiftless in a Sentence

  1. shiftless spongers who never thought to do anything for themselves

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Origin and Etymology of shiftless

shift (resourcefulness)


SHIFTLESS Defined for English Language Learners

shiftless

adjective

Definition of shiftless for English Language Learners

  • : lacking ambition and energy


SHIFTLESS Defined for Kids

shiftless

adjective shift·less \ ˈshift-ləs \

Definition of shiftless for Students

: lazy 1


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