(Of a person) lazy and disinclined to work.
- 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?
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