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Definitions and Synonyms of work-shy | Another word for work-shy | What is work-shy?

Definition 1: disinclined to work or exertion - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where work-shy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

Synonyms for work-shy in the sense of this definition

(work-shy is similar to ...) not in action or at work

"an idle laborer" "idle drifters" "the idle rich" "an idle mind"

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