Definitions of nonworker
  1. noun
    a person who does nothing
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    a person who works at a specific occupation
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    a nonenterprising person who is not paying his way
    bum, do-nothing, idler, layabout, loafer
    person who does no work
    retired person, retiree
    someone who has retired from active working
    an employee on strike against an employer
    unemployed person
    someone who is jobless
    vacationer, vacationist
    someone on vacation; someone who is devoting time to pleasure or relaxation rather than to work
    someone living temporarily in a tent or lodge for recreation
    clock watcher
    a worker preoccupied with the arrival of quitting time
    couch potato
    an idler who spends much time on a couch (usually watching television)
    dallier, dilly-dallier, dillydallier, lounger, mope
    someone who wastes time
    dawdler, drone, laggard, lagger, poke, trailer
    someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind
    daydreamer, woolgatherer
    someone who indulges in idle or absentminded daydreaming
    a professor or minister who is retired from assigned duties
    goldbrick, good-for-naught, good-for-nothing, goof-off, ne'er-do-well, no-account
    an idle worthless person
    hunger marcher
    an unemployed person who participates in a hunger march
    a lazy person
    lie-abed, slugabed
    a person who stays in bed until a relatively late hour
    a worthless lazy fellow
    shirker, slacker
    a person who shirks his work or duty (especially one who tries to evade military service in wartime)
    slug, sluggard
    an idle slothful person
    a person without employment who makes money by various dubious schemes; goes about smartly dressed and having a good time
    sport, summercater
    (Maine colloquial) a temporary summer resident of Maine
    (Maine colloquial) temporary summer residents of coastal Maine
    someone who basks in the sunshine in order to get a suntan
    one who behaves lightly or not seriously
    someone who vacations on a weekend
    someone who whittles (usually as an idle pastime)
    type of:
    individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul
    a human being
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