What does the word loafer mean?

Usage examples for loafer

  1. I'm still in my bed when I'm aroused by an insolent loafer who calls himself a walking delegate and tells me his union won't load me until I pay some absurd sum. – The Silver Horde by Rex Beach
  2. He had a pittance of his own, derived from his parents who were both dead,- but he had nothing further to look to, as his uncle, who in the course of time would succeed to the estate, openly flouted him for a " loafer," and made no secret of his opinion that the money spent on his hunters and keepers would have been better bestowed upon almost anything else. – Leonore Stubbs by L. B. Walford
  3. Say, she had the busy bee lookin' like a corner loafer with his hands in his pockets! – Shorty McCabe on the Job by Sewell Ford
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