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loafer

noun [C] uk   /ˈləʊ.fər/ us    /ˈloʊ.fɚ/

loafer noun [C] (SHOE)

trademark a type of leather shoe with a wide strip across the top, which a person's foot slides into, without any way of fastening it to the footShoes and shoemaking

loafer noun [C] (LAZY PERSON)

someone who avoids doing any work: an idle loaferLaziness and lazy peopleAvoiding action
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