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When someone can't be arsed to do work or avoids doing work at any cost.
I was so work shy in college, I had to go onto the urban dictionary.
by Kev BUNN February 12, 2009
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Someone who cannot be bothered to work. This person will often be born with a silver spoon up their ass and therefore think they can get away with not working. Will also make up injuries to avoid playing sport.

Will eventually turn to alcohol.
Mark: I am knackered after a hard days work. How was your day?
John: Oh I didn't work today, my ribs were sore.
Mark: You workshy twat, you have had more days off this year than you've worked.
John: Meh
by Do Some Work!! August 11, 2009
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Someone who cannot be bothered to work. This person will often be born with a silver spoon up their ass and therefore think they can get away with not working. Will also make up injuries to avoid playing sport.

Will eventually turn to alcohol.
Mark: I am knackered after a hard days work. How was your day?
John: Oh I didn't work today, my ribs were sore.
Mark: You workshy twat, you have had more days off this year than you've worked.
John: Meh
by Do Some Work!! August 11, 2009
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