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English definition of “work-shy”


adjective uk   /ˈwɜːk.ʃaɪ/ us    /ˈwɝːk-/ UK disapproving
disliking work and trying to avoid it when possible: Most of the unemployed are not work-shy and genuinely do want jobs.Laziness and lazy peopleAvoiding action
(Definition of work-shy from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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