Definition of "shirking" [shirking]

  • (verb) Present participle of shirk.

Use "shirking" in a sentence

  • "That would provide some immediate financial relief to households facing foreclosure, but it would encourage many more homeowners to begin shirking their mortgage payments in the belief that they would also be able to avoid the consequences."
  • "Obama will lose, and Hillary will say I told you so, again shirking responsibility."
  • "Several commenters suggest that shirking is not significant problem."

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