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Literally, "one who loafs around." Person appearing to have copious amounts of time without much of a strategic inclination about how to spend it; used as a term of endearment. The Indian loafer can be loafing from a position of weakness (unemployment etc.) or from a position of strength (son of rich Emdee).

Usage

Oy, Loafer! What are you up to?
Added 2011-06-21 by Dishoom Dishoom

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Someone who wastes time; idles; to "loaf" means to spend time doing nothing; similar to the French "flâneur"

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You'll come loafing with me at commstreet tomorrow?
Added 2011-06-21 by mainmacha