Definition of shiftless adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈʃɪftləs//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈʃɪftləs//
(disapproving) Lazy
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lazy and having no ambition to succeed in life She worked hard but she had to support a shiftless husband. See related entries: Lazy
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: shiftless