Synonyms of shirk in English:

shirk


See definition of shirk

verb

1‘she was brave and would not shirk any task’

SYNONYMS

evade, dodge, avoid, get out of, sidestep, shuffle off, run away from, shrink from, shun, slide out of, play truant from, skip, miss, not attend

neglect, let slide, not attend to, pay little attention to, pay no attention to, be remiss about, be lax about, leave undone, lose sight of, skimp on

informal duck, duck out of, cop out of

British informal skive off, funk

North American informal cut

NZ Australian informal duck-shove

2‘discipline was strict and no one shirked’

SYNONYMS

evade one's duty, be remiss, be negligent, skulk, play truant, malinger

British informal wag, dodge the column, swing the lead, scrimshank, slack

North American informal goof off, goldbrick, play hookey

NZ Australian informal bludge, play the wag