Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: shiftless
IPA transcription: [ʃ'ɪftlɪs]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: shiftless
    Meaning: lacking or characterized by lack of ambition or initiative; lazy; "a shiftless student"; "studied in a shiftless way"
Usage examples
  • Had it not been for the immaculate cleanliness of his apparel he might have been taken for one of those shiftless Europeans that are a moral eyesore to the respectability of a foreign colony in almost every exotic part of the world.