Thesaurus / loafer

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

His reputation is that of a lazy, good-for-nothing, disreputable dead beat and loafer.
ANALYZING CHARACTERKATHERINE M. H. BLACKFORD AND ARTHUR NEWCOMB
The section represents not individuals--but the loafer class.'
Even the needy “loafer” could not be induced to try the trip—deeming ours too dangerous an expedition.
If I would sit down with my eyes closed for five minutes, Sol, that loafer would do me for my shirt.
The only loafer on the place is old Sox—tolerated on account of his advanced age.
It was a new kind of city—a city without a loafer, without a drunkard, without a parasite.
JIMMIE HIGGINSUPTON SINCLAIR
Encouraged by the electric response, the loafer proceeded to make a short speech.
But when we had dismounted, and given the horse's head to a loafer, she became confused and bashful and timid to the last degree.
THE WHITE PEACOCKD. H. (DAVID HERBERT) LAWRENCE
Why she should go to Moulmein is a mystery; but as every soul on the ship is a loafer like myself, no one is discontented.
FROM SEA TO SEARUDYARD KIPLING
When a loafer, and drunk, sings The Song of the Bower, he must be worth cultivating.

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