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giving, abating, absolution, absolve, acquittal, authorise, authorize, avoid, bear, behave.
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Correct spelling:
loafer
Definition:
person who does no work; " a lazy bum"

Synonyms:

noun
amateur
dabbler.
artifact
loafer.
dabbler
potterer, tinkerer, trifler, novices, Non-professional, tinkerers.
failure
has-been, loser, lumpy, might-have-been, underachiever, washout, born loser, born losers, has-beens, underachievers, incompetents, insolvents, bankrupts, nonperformer, no good.
footwear
shoe.
idler
beggar, bum, clock watcher, couch potato, dawdler, drone, freeloader, goldbrick, good-for-nothing, goof-off, idler, layabout, lazybones, lingerer, loiterer, lounge lizard, mendicant, mooch, moocher, mope, ne'er-do-well, panhandler, scrounger, slacker, slouch, sloucher, slowpoke, sponger, vagrant, wastrel, dilly-dallyer.
laggard
laggard, lagger, lingerer, loiterer, procrastinator, straggler, Tarrier, dilly-dallier, slow starter.
loafer
bum, do-nothing, idler, layabout.
person who is idle, lazy
beachcomber, deadbeat, do-nothing, good-for-nothing, goof-off, idler, lazybones, lounger, malingerer, ne'er-do-well, shirker, slacker, slouch, sluggard, sponger, wanderer, waster, wastrel.
ragamuffin
gamin, guttersnipe, scarecrow, street person, guttersnipes, scarecrows, hobo.
shirker
shirker, slacker.
shoe
cowboy boot, cowboy boots, footgear, running shoe, tennis shoe, work shoe, sneakers, wingtip, basketball shoes, boat shoes, running shoes, basketball shoe, boat shoe, golf shoe, hightop, hightops, penny loafer, platform shoe, wing-tip.
sluggard
sluggard, snail, Snails.
Examples of usage:
  1. Why should I share my earnings with the shiftless vagabond, the good- for- nothing loafer? – Practical Ethics by William DeWitt Hyde
  2. He says he's not going to bring any boy up to be a loafer." – A Little Bush Maid by Mary Grant Bruce
  3. You wor allus a loafer, an' a loafer you'd be. – Marcella by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  4. Yet, when I ask enough to live on, in return, every loafer without energy or foresight abuses me. – The Mistress of Bonaventure by Harold Bindloss
  5. I'm still in my bed when I'm aroused by an insolent loafer who calls himself a walking delegate and tells me his union won't load me until I pay some absurd sum. – The Silver Horde by Rex Beach

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