Synonyms of slacker


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)


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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