To refrain from (doing something):
To avoid complying with or fulfilling a requirement.
avoid (one's assigned duties)
Malinger is defined as to fake sick or to exaggerate an illness in order to skip school, work or some other undesirable event.
To move or twist quickly aside; shift suddenly, as to avoid a blow
(Slang) To move (in or out) quickly
To step out of the way of.
In a slack manner; so as to be slack
To be a sneak; behave in a stealthy, underhanded, or cowardly manner
Meet is defined as to come face to face with, be there when someone or something arrives, or to be introduced.
To acknowledge and accept or deal with:
To set or style (the hair).
To disregard is defined as to ignore or treat with a lack of respect.
To live by begging or by sponging off people
To spend time idly; loiter or lounge about; idle, dawdle, etc.
The definition of loiter is to hang around someplace without a reason to be there.
To move or act in a lazy, relaxed way; loll:
To shirk one's assigned duties or responsibilities.
To goof is defined as to make a mistake, or to do something to waste time, usually used with "up" or "off."
To pass time without working or in avoiding work
To play or tinker (with), esp. in a nervous way
Find another word for shirk. In this page you can discover 28 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for shirk, like: avoid, evade, shrink from, elude, cheat, malinger, dodge, duck, neglect, sidestep and slack.