Definition of shirking:
- avoidance (part of speech: noun)
- avoiding (part of speech: verb)
He had no answer for me but a shrewd shirking glance that flattered my sense of acumen, and adding, pleasantly, " So many of your Arizona citizens have forsaken silver for gold just now," I wrote my name in the hotel book, while he looked to remind himself what it was.- "Red Men and White", Owen Wister.
- "A Collection of College Words and Customs", Benjamin Homer Hall.
- "The Bars of Iron", Ethel May Dell.