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Meaning of SHIFTLESS

Pronunciation:  'shiftles

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  lacking or characterized by lack of ambition or initiative; lazy; "a shiftless student"; "studied in a shiftless way"
 

SHIFTLESS is a 9 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: ambitionless, unambitious
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Shift"less\, a.
Destitute of expedients, or not using successful expedients;
characterized by failure, especially by failure to provide
for one's own support, through negligence or incapacity;
hence, lazy; improvident; thriftless; as, a shiftless fellow;
shiftless management. -- {Shift"less*ly}, adv. --
{Shift"less*ness}, n.

 

 

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