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A person who uses their employer's Internet and email facilities for personal activities during working hours.
loafer, layabout, good-for-nothing, ne'er-do-well, do-nothing, lounger, shirker, sluggard, slugabed, slug, laggard, malingererView synonyms
- ‘Colin Barrow, head of the Enterprise Group at Cranfield University School of Management, said: ‘Although prosecutions and disciplinary cases may be rare, the new breed of cyberslacker is an expensive animal.’’
- ‘Two-thirds of employees in the US are cyberslackers using the Internet for their own personal interests instead of work.’
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