Origin of slacker
Definition for slacker (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of slack1
Examples from the Web for slacker
In the early days, “if you worked at home and you were a slacker, perhaps you got weeded out faster,” she said.Current, Former Yahoo Employees Question the Ban on Working From Home|Winston Ross|February 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Despite his slacker credentials, Smith had never had a pot habit.
Though he's not Clooney, Knocked Up's Rogen isn't the slacker he's often made out to be.
Nicole LaPorte on Pee-wee's first tweet, Diablo Cody's online ethics, and Oprah's slacker ways.
If he had a lame leg or a bad foot, he was "started" with a rope's-end as a "slacker."The Press-Gang Afloat and Ashore|John R. Hutchinson
"Daren, there are people who called Dick Swann a slacker," returned Lorna, as if forced to give this information.The Day of the Beast|Zane Grey
At the outbreak of the war her antipathy to young Stillwell as a slacker had been violent.To Him That Hath|Ralph Connor
She is a slacker and a shirker, who keeps much in the background during the breeding season.What Bird is That?|Frank M. Chapman
Oh, I know, her husband's a slacker and no real good to anybody.The Real Adventure|Henry Kitchell Webster
British Dictionary definitions for slacker (1 of 3)
- an educated young adult characterized by cynicism and apathy
- (as modifier)slacker culture
British Dictionary definitions for slacker (2 of 3)
- a patch of water without current
- a slackening of a current