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    work-shy

    work-shy - Dictionary definition and meaning for word work-shy

    Definition
    (adj) disinclined to work or exertion
    Synonyms : faineant , indolent , lazy , otiose , slothful
    Example Sentence
    • faineant kings under whose rule the country languished
    • an indolent hanger-on
    • too lazy to wash the dishes
    • shiftless idle youth
    • slothful employees
    • the unemployed are not necessarily work-shy
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