indolent, sluggish, do-nothing, ambitionless, unambitious, inactive, lazy, lazy, sluggard, ambitionless, industrious, idle, slothful, action, bone lazy, indolent.
It was a forsaken looking place, and the people, as a rule, were poor and shiftless.
- "Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1905 to 1906", Lucy Maud Montgomery.
He's neither shiftless,
nor good- for- nothin'.
- "Dawn", Eleanor H. Porter.
Old Dale seems like a good feller, sort of shackles along a mite too shiftless
maybe, but his daughter takes the curse off, don't she?
- "The Heart of the Range", William Patterson White.