What does the word loafer mean?

Usage examples for loafer

  1. 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
  2. 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