What does loafing mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. idleness, idling, loafing(noun)

    having no employment

Webster Dictionary

  1. Loafing

    of Loaf

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  1. Loafing

    Loafing, floating, or cherry picking in ice hockey is a manoeuver in which a player, the floater, literally loafs — spends time in idleness — or casually skates behind the opposing team's unsuspecting defencemen while they are in their attacking zone. It is very similar to the cherry picking tactic sometimes used in basketball. Its controversy is also very similar to that of cherry picking in basketball. The tactic is used sparingly as although it sometimes creates a breakaway opportunity for the defending team should they manage to take control of the puck and successfully pass it to the floater, it also creates a five-on-four situation for the attacking team. Also, a good defenceman usually keeps an eye open for the development of these potential situations where he would immediately backcheck once a floater is spotted.

How to pronounce loafing?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say loafing in sign language?

  1. loafing

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of loafing in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of loafing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of loafing in a Sentence

  1. Jacques Martin Barzun:

    In producers, loafing is productive and no creator, of whatever magnitude, has ever been able to skip that stage, any more than a mother can skip gestation.

Images & Illustrations of loafing

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