Colloquial names - people

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Adjectives

Jay-walker

a reckless pedestrian who crosses a street illegally

Litter-lout

person who tends to drop waste in public areas

fare-dodger

a person who doesn't buy a ticket on public transport

name-dropper

someone who pretends that famous people are his/her friends

layabout

lazy person

crank

a whimsically eccentric person

slob

a lazy, dirty, untidy person

battle-axe

aggressive, sharp-tempered person

golden boy

successful person

sponger

A person who lives at others' expense

busybody

a person who meddles in the affairs of others

pain in the neck

a bothersome annoying person

rolling stone

someone who doesn't stay in one place for long

tomboy

a girl who behaves in a boyish manner

lone wolf

a person who avoids the company or assistance of others

day-dreamer

someone who indulges in idle or absent-minded daydreaming

dare-devil

a person that takes great risks or is reckless, usually in performing a stunt

slow coach

a person who makes slow progress , slowpoke

tear-away

a reckless and impetuous person

wind-bag

a boring person who talks a great deal about uninteresting topics

clock-watcher

a worker who leaves exactly at closing time

road-hog

a driver who obstructs others

slave-driver

sb who makes other people work very hard

miser

a stingy hoarder of money and possessions (often living miserably)

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