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multislacking

Syllabification: mul·ti·slack·ing
Pronunciation: /ˌməltēˈslakiNG, ˌməltī-
 
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Definition of multislacking in English:

noun

informal
The practice of using a computer at work for tasks or activities that are not related to one’s job: most employers tolerate a certain amount of multislacking
More example sentences
  • And a growing body of evidence suggests that multitasking can easily turn into multislacking.
  • I'm the king of multislacking.

Origin

multi-+ slacking 'working slowly or lazily', on the pattern of multitasking.

Derivatives

multislacker

1
noun
Example sentences
  • I'm the poster child for multislackers and hater tots.
  • With the world's greatest diversion at their fingertips, many multitaskers are turning into multislackers, doing everything from ordering spring wardrobes, planning elaborate summer holidays, carrying on torrid cyberaffairs, day-trading their portfolios, and eBaying their belongings.

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