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  • scrimshanker — noun (UK military slang) A shirker See Also: scrimshank …   Wiktionary

  • scrimshanker — n. one who avoids his responsibilities, one who shirks his duties …   English contemporary dictionary

  • scrimshanker — scrim·shank·er …   English syllables

  • scrimshanker —  Shirker …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • scrimshanker — noun a shirker • Derivationally related forms: ↑scrimshank • Regions: ↑United Kingdom, ↑UK, ↑U.K., ↑Britain, ↑United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, ↑Great Britain …   Useful english dictionary

  • scrimshank — scrimshanker, n. /skrim shangk /, v.i. Brit. Slang. to avoid one s obligations or share of work; shirk. [1885 90; orig. uncert.] * * * …   Universalium

  • scrimshank — [ skrɪmʃaŋk] verb Brit. informal (especially of a person in the armed services) shirk one s duty. Derivatives scrimshanker noun Origin C19: of unknown origin …   English new terms dictionary

  • lie-abed — n slugabed, Inf. lazybones, Inf. lazyboots, Inf. lazylegs; idler, loafer, lounger, loller, do nothing, slouch, sluggard; shirker, Inf. goldbricker, Sl. goof off, Brit. Sl. skiver, Brit. Sl. scrimshanker; laggard, loiterer, lingerer, sleepy head;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • loafer — n idler, do nothing, slouch, sluggard, lounger, loller, faineant, Fr. flaneur, Brit. layabout, Sl. drugstore cowboy; malinger, shirker, clock watcher, Inf. goldbricker, Sl. goof off, Sl. featherbedder, Both Brit. Sl. skiver, scrimshanker;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • procrastinator — n delayer, deferrer, postponer, cunc tator, temporizer; malingerer, shirker, loafer, Sl. goof off, Sl. goldbrick, idler, Brit. Si. scrimshanker, do nothing, faineant; neglector, ignorer, disregarder; dodger, evader …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • quitter — n Informal. 1. defeatist, Sl. cop out. 2. shirker, slacker, loafer, malingerer, Sl. goldbrick, Sl. goof off, Brit. skulker, Brit. Sl. scrimshanker; welsher, Inf. skip. 3. deserter, runaway, fugitive, truant; turncoat, renegade, backslider …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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