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Noun scrimshanker has 1 sense
  1. scrimshanker - a shirker
    --1 is a kind of
    slacker, shirker
    Derived form: verb scrimshank1

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Scrimshanker is a colloquial term that refers to someone who avoids work, often by putting in minimal effort or finding ways to shirk their responsibilities. It can also be used as a noun to describe a person who constantly looks for ways to evade their duties.

Sense 1: Noun - Lazy or Unproductive Person

Example Sentence: John is known as a scrimshanker around the office, always finding excuses to take breaks and avoid his tasks.

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Sense 2: Verb - To avoid or evade work

Example Sentence: She scrimshankers her chores by pretending to be busy with other tasks.

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Sense 3: Adjective - Characteristic of being lazy or evasive

Example Sentence: His scrimshanker attitude was evident in his half-hearted attempts at completing the project.

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