inefficient+person

  • 1 inefficient — adj. 1 not efficient. 2 (of a person) not fully capable; not well qualified. Derivatives: inefficiency n. inefficiently adv …

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  • 2 in´ef|fi´cient|ly — in|ef|fi|cient «IHN uh FIHSH uhnt», adjective, noun. –adj. 1. not efficient; not able to produce an effect without waste of time or energy: »A machine that uses too much fuel is inefficient. SYNONYM(S): wasteful, ineffective. 2. not able to get… …

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  • 3 in|ef|fi|cient — «IHN uh FIHSH uhnt», adjective, noun. –adj. 1. not efficient; not able to produce an effect without waste of time or energy: »A machine that uses too much fuel is inefficient. SYNONYM(S): wasteful, ineffective. 2. not able to get things done;… …

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  • 4 slouch — sloucher, n. slouchingly, adv. /slowch/, v.i. 1. to sit or stand with an awkward, drooping posture. 2. to move or walk with loosely drooping body and careless gait. 3. to have a droop or downward bend, as a hat. v.t. 4. to cause to droop or bend… …

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  • 5 dud — c.1825, person in ragged clothing, from DUDS (Cf. duds) (q.v.). Sense extended by 1897 to counterfeit thing, and 1908 to useless, inefficient person or thing. This led naturally in WWI to shell which fails to explode, and thence to expensive… …

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  • 6 Duffer — Duf fer, n. 1. A peddler or hawker, especially of cheap, flashy articles, as sham jewelry; hence, a sham or cheat. [Slang, Eng.] Halliwell. [1913 Webster] 2. A stupid, awkward, inefficient person.[Slang] [1913 Webster] …

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  • 7 dilfu — Mawdesley Glossary in a terribly poor state. An inefficient person. Woss thun dilfu a hopeless situation …

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  • 8 sack it — vb British to forget, disregard (something or some one). As used by adolescents since 2000, the term may be inspired by the colloquial sack as dismiss, or the image of disposal in a bag. sackless adj 1. (of a female) flat chested 2. incompetent,… …

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  • 9 sack it off — vb British to forget, disregard (something or some one). As used by adolescents since 2000, the term may be inspired by the colloquial sack as dismiss, or the image of disposal in a bag. sackless adj 1. (of a female) flat chested 2. incompetent,… …

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  • 10 dead head — dull and inefficient person (Slang) …

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  • 11 dawdler — n. Idler, trifler, lounger, laggard, drone, sluggard, slow back, inefficient person …

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  • 12 do-little — n. [U. S.] Idler, sluggard, drone, laggard, lounger, trifler, dawdler, doodle, donought (donnat, donnot, Scotch), do nothing, good for nothing, inefficient person …

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  • 13 idler — n. Drone, sluggard, laggard, lounger, dawdler, trifler, doodle, slowback, inefficient person …

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  • 14 shocker —  Disagreeable, displeasing or inefficient person or thing …

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  • 15 joker — One who jests. A slang term for an inefficient person. See practical joke …

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  • 16 Agriculture and Food Supplies — ▪ 2007 Introduction Bird flu reached Europe and Africa, and concerns over BSE continued to disrupt trade in beef. An international vault for seeds was under construction on an Arctic island. Stocks of important food fish species were reported… …

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  • 17 BUSINESS ETHICS — The Role of Wealth Any discussion of business ethics, within any cultural or religious framework, requires at the very outset a definition of the role of material wealth, financial assets, and other forms of economic possessions. Furthermore,… …

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  • 18 Russia — /rush euh/, n. 1. Also called Russian Empire. Russian, Rossiya. a former empire in E Europe and N and W Asia: overthrown by the Russian Revolution 1917. Cap.: St. Petersburg (1703 1917). 2. See Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. 3. See Russian… …

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  • 19 china — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. a translucent ceramic material, biscuit fired at a high temperature, its glaze fired at a low temperature. 2. any porcelain ware. 3. plates, cups, saucers, etc., collectively. 4. figurines made of porcelain or ceramic material …

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  • 20 China — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. People s Republic of, a country in E Asia. 1,221,591,778; 3,691,502 sq. mi. (9,560,990 sq. km). Cap.: Beijing. 2. Republic of. Also called Nationalist China. a republic consisting mainly of the island of Taiwan off the SE coast …

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