Meaning of “workshy” in the English Dictionary

"workshy" in Business English

See all translations


uk /ˈwɜːkˌʃaɪ/ us UK disapproving

disliking work and trying to avoid it when possible:

Workers are often workshy because of the UK's generous benefit system.

workshynoun [ plural ]

uk /ˈwɜːkˌʃaɪ/ us
the workshy

people who dislike work and try to avoid it:

Penalties will be imposed on the workshy.

(Definition of “workshy” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)