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Synonyms for shirk
ʃɜrk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fiddle, shirk, shrink from, goldbrick(verb)

    avoid (one's assigned duties)

    "The derelict soldier shirked his duties"

    Synonyms:
    monkey, con, play, rook, tinker, bunco, swindle, shrink from, toy, tamper, nobble, gyp, goldbrick, victimize, scam, fiddle, hornswoggle, diddle, gip, short-change, defraud, mulct

  2. shirk(verb)

    avoid dealing with

    "She shirks her duties"

    Synonyms:
    shrink from, goldbrick, fiddle

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. shirk(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    avoid (in a mean way), evade, get off from

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    evade, escape, circumvent, avoid, elude

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Translations for shirk

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  • drückenGerman
  • evadir, correrSpanish
  • pinnataFinnish
  • éviter, esquirer, esquiverFrench
  • koma sér undanIcelandic
  • scansare, sottrarsi, dare bucaItalian
  • თავს არიდებსGeorgian
  • zich drukken, zijn plicht ontlopenDutch
  • бездельничать, лодырничать, увиливать, уклоняться, сачковатьRussian
  • smita från, undvikaSwedish

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