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Meaning of LOAFER

Pronunciation:  'lowfur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  (trademark) a low leather step-in shoe; the top resembles a moccasin but it has a broad flat heel
  2. [n]  person who does no work; "a lazy bum"
 

LOAFER is a 6 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Synonyms: bum, do-nothing, idler, layabout
 
 See Also: clock watcher, couch potato, dallier, dawdler, daydreamer, dillydallier, drone, goldbrick, good-for-naught, good-for-nothing, goof-off, laggard, lagger, lazybones, lie-abed, loon, lounger, mope, ne'er-do-well, nonworker, shirker, shoe, slacker, slug, slugabed, sluggard, spiv, sunbather, trailer, trifler, whittler, woolgatherer

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Loaf"er\, n. [G. l["a]ufer a runner, Prov. G. laufer,
lofer, fr. laufen to run. See {Leap}.]
One who loafs; a lazy lounger. --Lowell.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: Arab, beach bum, beachcomber, beggar, bo, bum, bummer, cadger, clock watcher, dallier, dawdle, dawdler, diddler, dillydallier, dogie, dolittle, do-nothing, doodler, drone, faineant, gamin, gamine, gentleman of leisure, goldbrick, goldbricker, goof-off, guttersnipe, hobo, homeless waif, idler, laggard, landloper, lazybones, lazzarone, lingerer, loiterer, loller, losel, lotus-eater, lounge lizard, lounger, lubber, mendicant, mendicant friar, mendicant order, moocher, mope, moper, mudlark, panhandler, piker, potterer, putterer, ragamuffin, ragman, ragpicker, rounder, schnorrer, scrounger, shirker, ski bum, slouch, sloucher, slug, slugabed, sluggard, stick-in-the-mud, stiff, stray, street Arab, street urchin, sundowner, surf bum, swagman, swagsman, tatterdemalion, tennis bum, time killer, time waster, tramp, trifler, turnpiker, urchin, vag, vagabond, vagrant, waif, waifs and strays, waiter on Providence, wastrel
 

 

 

 

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