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Noun: slacker  sla-ku(r)
  1. (military) a person who shirks his work or duty (especially one who tries to evade military service in wartime)
    - shirker
     
  2. A lazy person
    - lazybones
Adjective: slack (slacker,slackest)  slak
  1. Not tense or taut
    "slack and wrinkled skin"; "slack sails"; "a slack rope";
    - loose
     
  2. Flowing with little speed as e.g. at the turning of the tide
    "slack water"
     
  3. Lacking in rigour or strictness
    "slack in maintaining discipline";
    - lax

Derived forms: slackers

See also: lax, negligent, standing

Type of: bum [N. Amer], do-nothing, idler, layabout, loafer

Encyclopedia: Slacker

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