shiftless

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

shift +‎ -less

Adjective[edit]

shiftless (comparative more shiftless, superlative most shiftless)

  1. lazy, unmotivated
    • 2002 Prier, La Pucelle: Tactics (Library)
      Scared me shiftless. I never would have thought there was a hidden passage here.
  2. untrustworthy as a result of being incompetent at the job