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Lazy, sloppy, incompetent cooks who frequently use short cuts as a substitute for hard-work and skill. Shoemakers are rarely capable of cleaning up after themselves, frequently earning the enmity and contempt of the dishwashers. Always check a shoemaker’s garbage bin to see what salable product has been misused, wasted, and hidden to avoid censure.
Were you going to season that? Don't be a shoemaker.
by buffalochopper November 02, 2005

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To screw your co-workers over constantly to stab someone in the back, to drag your ass at work all night so your co workers have to pick up your slack, to be hated by everyone on the 3rd shift.
I got Shoemakered at work last night by a foul smelling barbarian.
by pick44 August 16, 2011

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A person who does something half-ass. They do not put effort into their work therefore it lacks workmanship. Also Can be a lazy person.
That shoemaker sprayed cologne in his fridge to cover up the smell of rotten turkey.
by Mike Fuzz March 30, 2007

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Someone who is bad at whatever they are attempting to do and should be making shoes instead.
Look at that skier, he cant even make is down the hill. What a shoemaker.
by Notshoemaker14 March 06, 2011

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Chef/pro kitchen term. Someone who just putters around and is useless in the kitchen.
The new cook is a shoemaker. He doesn't even know how to make chicken stock
by DWL September 19, 2005

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The Shoemaker is this person in the workplace whose work ends up getting done by his line manager and/or by the firm's client. They can't sack him cos he's too cute and has been with the company from day one as well has having loads on them. People are left wondering how the work is getting magically done, and refer to those who are doing it as being elves. As in the children story " The elves and the shoemaker".
Well fuck me here comes The Shoemaker. There are no flies on him, he is meeting his targets cos those midnight elves have been on the case again. If only those elves could give me a pull out.
by Mustang01 March 02, 2017

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Used to refer to a crooked or incompitant lawyer. A lawyer that will be inattentive to clients cases and use a "one size fits all" approach.
When looking for a lawyer make sure he's not a shoemaker.
by Nishnob October 26, 2015

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