Definitions for slackerˈslæk ər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

slack•erˈslæk ər(n.)

  1. a person who evades duty or work; shirker.

  2. a person who evades military service; dodger.

  3. an esp. educated young person who is scornful of materialism, purposeless, apathetic, and usu. works in a dead-end job.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of slacker:

1790–1800; def. 3 popularized by Slackers (1991), film by R. Linklater

Princeton's WordNet

  1. slacker, shirker(noun)

    a person who shirks his work or duty (especially one who tries to evade military service in wartime)


  1. slacker(Noun)

    One who procrastinates or is lazy; compare slack off.

  2. slacker(Noun)

    A person lacking a sense of direction in life; an underachiever.

  3. slacker(Noun)

    A person who seeks to avoid military service.

  4. slacker(Noun)

    A user of Slackware Linux, a type of application software.


  1. Slacker

    A slacker is a person who habitually avoids work or lacks work ethic.


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Anagrams of slacker

  1. lackers


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