Words and phrases that have a meaning related to shirking:   (132 results)

Often used in the same context:
abdicating, neglecting, ignoring, abandoning, shouldering, overstepping, forsaking, betraying, shunning, absolving, flouting, ducking, disregarding, fulfilling, abrogating, slacking, reneging, skipping, shying, deserting, undermining, taking, forgetting, procrastinating, fobbing, skimping, failing, evading, sacrificing, kowtowing, acquiescing, soft pedaling, sidestepping, fudging, minding, snubbing, upholding, micromanaging, negligent, entrusting, understating, prevaricating, wimping, burdening, foisting, perpetuating, dodging, eschewing, discharging, heeding, usurping, overreaching, straying, skirting, absenting, shifting, ditching, appeasing, exaggerating, doing, tolerating, capitulating, stepping, resiling, rejecting, excusing, vindicating, overreacting, castigating, moral obligation, wasting, glossing, blaming, delegating, dithering, misunderstand, overstating, subverting, scold, enforcing, besmirching, ceding, disgracing, stonewalling, adhering, protecting, dirtying, forgoing, scorning, beholden, pandering, omitting, sullying, wronging, transgressing, caving, refusing, stinting, loth, abusing, nitpicking, arrogating, dishonesty, misbehavior, deception, evasion, unfairness, concealment, dereliction, dishonor, disloyalty, falsification, insincerity, misdirection, misrepresentation, negligence, pretense, sabotage, wrongdoing, adulteration, arson, cheating

Appears in the definition of:
malingerer, shammer, skulker

More general:
dodging, escape, evasion

goldbricking, goofing off, slacking, soldiering

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— Adjectives for shirking: such, more, managerial, cowardly, less, mere, little, much, craven, ideological, military, more...

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