Definition of Loafers

1. Noun. (plural of loafer) ¹



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Definition of Loafers

1. loafer [n] - See also: loafer

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Loafers

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loadstar
loadstars
loadstone
loadstones
loaf
loaf about
loaf around
loaf of bread
loaf sugar
loafed
loafer
loafered
loafers (current term)
loafing
loafings
loaflike
loafs
loam
loamed
loamier
loamiest
loaminess
loaminesses
loaming
loamless
loams
loamy

Literary usage of Loafers

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1. Life on the Mississippi by Mark Twain (1883)
"If the loafers determined the character of a country, it would be still more ... STATION loafers. By and by, we entered the tobacco-chewing region. ..."

2. Uncle Walt: Walt Mason the Poet Philosopher by Walt Mason (1910)
"The station agent's life is sad; the loafers made it grim and gray; ... These loafers always are the same; they toil not, neither do they spin; ..."

3. Walt Mason, His Book by Walt Mason (1916)
"The Depot loafers THE RAILWAY station in our town is seedy, commonplace and plain; yet scores of people rustle down and gather there to meet each train. ..."

4. Individual Training in Our Colleges by Clarence Frank Birdseye (1907)
"Mental corner loafers. graduates, and a dearth of well-trained men for whom there is ... As we go through cities we see crowds of corner loafers, young men ..."

5. Notes of a Tour in Mexico and California by James Hale Bates (1887)
"Zacatecas and its quaint beauty—The Mint—Soldiers and beggars—loafers' paradise—The village of Guadalupe—Church of Our Lady of Guada- lupe—An Orphan ..."

6. Early Western Travels, 1748-1846: A Series of Annotated Reprints of Some of by Reuben Gold Thwaites (1905)
"... the Prairies — The Organization — Amateur Travellers and loafers — Duties of the Watch — Costumes and Equipment of the Party — Timbers for the Journey. ..."

7. Early Western Travels, 1748-1846: A Series of Annotated Reprints of Some of by Reuben Gold Thwaites (1905)
"... the Prairies — The Organization — Amateur Travellers and loafers — Duties of the Watch — Costumes and Equipment of the Party — Timbers for the Journey. ..."

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