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slack

loose; not taut.

slack cap
a can of meat with one of the ends bulging slightly indicating the beginnings of a blown can.
slack loin
hollow-flanked with too much room between the last rib and the thigh.
slack pastern
too much slope in the pastern.
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I've had coaches who let everyone kind of slack off, and we didn't win many games.
If everyone [the teachers and classmates] lets you slack off, it's more hazardous to yourself.
Osteoporosis can develop when bone-building cells slack off or bone-eating cells become overactive, Lewis explains.
One caveat to the new in-home exercise trend is the propensity for people to slack off or quit their exercise program once the newness wears off.
I know I have to prove myself every week and I can't slack off.
He said: "My contract runs out in the summer and there is no way I can slack off because that would just have an affect on the long run.
It showed us that we can't slack off even a little bit.
Drinkwater says these individuals often resume menstruating if they put on a few pounds or slack off on exercise.
He said: "There's no way we can afford to slack off now as we have so much to play for.
MAURICE HAMPTON says no-one will slack off when the Scottish Rocks host London Capitals today because they'd be afraid of getting a telling off from the entire team.