Definition of "shirked" [shirked]

  • Simple past tense and past participle of shirk. (verb)

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Use "shirked" in a sentence
  • "Mr. Dimon, by contrast, immersed himself in every detail of his acquisitions, fought to get prices that made hard financial sense and never shirked from the consequences."
  • "Earlier authors, in short, shirked the real problem of marriage, they ended where they should have begun."
  • "The labour which you have shirked, which is now hidden from you, will be disclosed, you will justify your existence by taking your place as an element of the community."