Shirk - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ʃɜːrk|  American pronunciation of the word shirk
Brit.  |ʃɜːk|  British pronunciation of the word shirk


- avoid (one's assigned duties) (syn: fiddle)
The derelict soldier shirked his duties
- avoid dealing with
She shirks her duties

Extra examples

He's too conscientious to shirk his duty.

He never shirked from doing his duty.

They did their duty without shirking or complaining.

The derelict soldier shirked his duties

She shirks her duties

Word forms

I/you/we/they: shirk
he/she/it: shirks
present participle: shirking
past tense: shirked
past participle: shirked
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