Third, he wants to turn America into a Euro-paradise for the shiftless and unmotivated.
A self-review of “shiftless When Idle”: title—good; song—kinda.
The other side can't stand the idea of taking wealth from hard-working Us to shiftless and lazy Them.
Yet he did not retreat from his moral and intellectual standards, or lose the respect of that shiftless community.
But he's kind of shiftless, for all that—no manager, as you might say.
I thought it was the lazy, shiftless, and criminal Negroes, you feared?
The vagrant, shiftless freedman was a social problem as well as economic.
The others were a half-breed, and a German, who was weak and shiftless rather than actively bad.
He was a slack, loose, shiftless sort of fellow—but he did not do anything to Edward.
Sam was a lazy, shiftless fellow, deserving all the hard things that came to be said of him.