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a person who shirks his work or duty (especially one who tries to evade military service in wartime)

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A subtle nod to Josh's homosexuality and consequent inability to marry someone he's in love with reminds the audience that it's not only slackers who are excluded from the mainstream's adulthood markers.
Slackers don't goof off nearly as much when they know the other group members personally.
The slackers considered this and replied: "We have to dip it in water as well?
Caffeine turned workers into slackers but didn't make slackers work harder.
Slackers are adequate performers, doing what his or her manager tells them to complete, nothing more or nothing less.
Office Space IRONICALLY, Mike 'Beavis and Butthead' Judge's '99 slacker comedy died a death at the box office because no one could be bothered to go see it.
This year's most anticipated movie 3 Idiots is the story of three free- spirited slackers who get admission into an IIT but cannot cope with the academic rigour.
The purpose of this study was to probe the presence of slackers in college classroom work group, how students react to slackers, and the recommendations students would make for working with slackers in future group projects.
Thanks to the Great American Music Hall, all the bartenders, Rancid, Bad Shit, the Slackers, DVS, Matix, Almost, and Dwindle Dist.
Bill O'Reilly likes to call viewers of "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart" and "The Colbert Report" stoners and slackers.
Doing Nothing: A History Of Loafers, Loungers, Slackers, And Bums In America by Tom Lutz is the true story of the American anti-work ethic from Benjamin Franklin's "air baths" to Jack Kerouac's dharma bums to the notorious slackers of Generation X to doctors declaring the medical problems of overwork and much more.
DAVID CHARTERS'S interview with author Steve McKevitt about the notion of City Slackers (Daily Post, May 30) prompted quite a response this week.
The following themes characterize what our students did not like about group work: (1) time conflicts, (2) slackers, (3) fear of slackers, (4) tear of being labeled a slacker, (5) interpersonal conflicts, and (6) the "only-child" syndrome.
Well, he's interested in slackers, so to speak," Kau said.
Media and political pundits would have you believe that youth are apathetic slackers who don't care about politics or their civic responsibility.