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slacker

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of slacker

  1. 1 one who deliberately avoids work or duty there will be no slackers tolerated in this group—anyone who doesn't do their share will get booted out Synonyms goldbrick, shirker Related Words malingerer; dropout, quitter; drone, idler, lazybones, loafer, slouch, slug, slugabed, sluggard; dallier, lingerer, loiterer, lounger, saunterer; dawdler, laggard, putterer, slowpoke Near Antonyms live wire, pistol, powerhouse; doer, go-getter, hummer, hustler, rustler, self-starter

  2. 2 an idle worthless person views the under-30 generation as a bunch of slackers Synonyms bum, derelict, do-nothing, good-for-nothing, no-account, no-good, no-goodnik, ne'er-do-well, vagrantRelated Words hobo, sundowner [Australian], tramp, vagabond; drifter, roamer, transient; beggar, panhandler; dodger, goldbrick, shirker; gamine, ragamuffin, urchin, waif; drone, idler, lazybones, loafer, slouch, slug, sluggard; down-and-out (or down-and-outer), indigent, pauperNear Antonyms success, winner



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