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loafer

noun

1 loafer

Person who does no work.

synonyms: bum, do-nothing, idler, layabout.

Roget 268: traveler, wayfarer, voyager, itinerant, passenger, commuter.    tourist, excursionist, explorer, adventurer, mountaineer, hiker, backpacker, ... show more

Roget 683: inactivity; inaction etc. 681; inertness etc. 172; obstinacy etc. 606.    lull etc. (cessation) ... show more

Roget 949: bad man, wrongdoer, worker of iniquity; evildoer etc. 913; sinner; the wicked etc. 945; bad example.    villain, rascal, ... show more

Dutch: luiaard, nietsnut, rentenier
Polish: leń, leniuch, leniuszek, leniwiec, leser, nierób



2 Loafer

A low leather step-in shoe; the top resembles a moccasin but it has a broad flat heel.

Dutch: leegloper


Moby thesaurus: Arab, beach bum, beachcomber, beggar, bo, bum, bummer, cadger, clock watcher, dallier, dawdle, dawdler, diddler, dillydallier, do-nothing, dogie, dolittle, doodler, drone, faineant ... show more.

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