shiftless Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “shiftless” in the English Dictionary

"shiftless" in British English

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uk   us   /ˈʃɪft.ləs/ disapproving
lazy and not having much ​determination or a ​clearpurpose: He called the ​youngpeople shiftless, ​lazy and ​good-for-nothing.
(Definition of shiftless from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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shiftlessadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈʃɪft·ləs/
not having ​determination or ​purpose: He says only the shiftless are ​unemployed.
(Definition of shiftless from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “shiftless”
in Chinese (Simplified) 没志气的, 得过且过的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 沒志氣的, 得過且過的…
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