shirking

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

shirking

  1. Present participle of shirk.

Noun[edit]

shirking (plural shirkings)

  1. The act of one who shirks.
    • Samuel Clemens
      Autobiography [] inevitably consists mainly of extinctions of the truth, shirkings of the truth, partial revealments of the truth, with hardly an instance of plain straight truth []