Definition Of shirk


a person who shirks.

His status as a shirk would normally render him somewhat of a pariah.

avoid or neglect (a duty or responsibility).

their sole motive is to shirk responsibility and rip off the company

Example Of shirk

  • All through those weeks of killings the state and Central government kept on shirking their responsibilities.

  • And if the socialist shirkers riot, shoot them!

  • And they have suggested strongly that America is shirking its moral responsibility when it refuses to venture abroad in search of monsters to destroy.

  • ‘It is a matter of law and not of fact,’ she said, adding that in her opinion, to decline to hear the matter would be shirking her responsibility as a judge.

  • ‘The government has steered clear of the problem and shirked its duty,’ he said.

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