shirker

as in lingerer
one who deliberately avoids work or duty even before we weighed anchor, the captain forcefully served notice that there would be no shirkers on his ship

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“Shirker.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/shirker. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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