- 1. slacker, shirker, idler, loafer, do-nothing, layabout, bum
- usage: a person who shirks his work or duty (especially one who tries to evade military service in wartime)
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- 1. loose, slack, lax (vs. tense)
- usage: not tense or taut; "the old man's skin hung loose and grey"; "slack and wrinkled skin"; "slack sails"; "a slack rope"
- 2. slack, standing(prenominal) (vs. running)
- usage: flowing with little speed as e.g. at the turning of the tide; "slack water"
- 3. lax, slack, negligent (vs. diligent)
- usage: lacking in rigor or strictness; "such lax and slipshod ways are no longer acceptable"; "lax in attending classes"; "slack in maintaining discipline"
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