(Of a person) lazy and disinclined to work: most of them are idle, work-shy, good-for-nothing
More example sentences
- I am not work-shy and donate some of my time to charity on a voluntary basis.
- ‘Many people tend to think of them as alcoholics, as work-shy individuals,’ Bogans said.
- If someone has successfully completed an epic, exhausting, hazardous journey to get here, why assume that they will become lazy, work-shy good-for-nothings when they arrive?
Definition of work-shy in:
- The US English dictionary