Definition of skiver in English:

skiver

noun

British
informal
  • See skive

    • ‘A poll of organisers found that 80 per cent think there are too many skivers and people who should be delegates are staying away.’
    • ‘I don't know anyone who is impressed with the Welsh Assembly; they all seem like very second-rate skivers.’
    • ‘Tesco has made a positive and brave step to kick work-shy skivers out of bed.’
    • ‘Slackers and skivers everywhere should be grateful I'm not in charge.’
    • ‘There may have been some skivers, although not many.’
    malingerer, shirker, work-dodger, idler, layabout
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Pronunciation

skiver

/ˈskʌɪvə/