Definition of Slacking

1. Noun. The evasion of work or duty.

Exact synonyms: Goldbricking, Goofing Off, Shirking, Soldiering
Generic synonyms: Dodging, Escape, Evasion
Derivative terms: Goldbrick, Shirk, Slack, Slack



Definition of Slacking

1. Verb. (present participle of slack) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Slacking

1. slack [v] - See also: slack

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Slacking

slackcoms
slacked
slacken
slacken off
slackened
slackener
slackeners
slackening
slackens
slacker
slackerdom
slackerish
slackerly
slackers
slackest
slacking (current term)
slackline
slacklining
slackly
slackness
slacknesses
slacks
slacktivism
sladang
sladangs
slade
slades
slae
slaes
slaframine

Literary usage of Slacking

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Rudimentary Treatise on Limes, Cements, Mortars, Concretes, Mastics by George Rowdon Burnell (1900)
"ON THE slacking OF LIMES. THERE are three methods of slacking lime, with respect to the relative merits of which chemists are even now at issue. ..."

2. The Annals of Philosophy by Richard Phillips, E W Brayley (1823)
"Inflammation of Gunpowder ly the Heat of slacking Lime. To determine whether the heat given out during the slacking of lime was sufficient to fire gunpowder ..."

3. The Annals of Philosophy by Richard Phillips, E W Brayley (1823)
"... the Heat of slacking Lime. To determine whether the heat given out during the slacking of lime was ..."

4. An American at Oxford by John Corbin (1902)
"slacking ON THE ISIS AND THE CHERWELL THE dual development of college and university, with all its organic coordinations, exists also in the sports of ..."

5. An American at Oxford by John Corbin (1902)
"slacking ON THE ISIS AND THE CHERWELL THE dual development of college and university, with all its organic coordinations, exists also in the sports of ..."

6. Sporting Adventures in the New World, Or, Days and Nights of Moose-hunting by Campbell Hardy (1855)
"A Cure for Indigestion—Plenty of Game—A Wounded Moose—Following the Trail—Death of the Moose— Cutting up—slacking the Carcase—A Haul of . ..."

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