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Badly riled, he's not keen to work (5)


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'he's not keen to work' is the definition.
The answer is a person as well as being a singular noun. This is suggested by the definition.

'badly riled' is the wordplay.
'badly' is an anagram indicator.
'riled' is an anagram of 'IDLER'.

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(Other definitions for idler that I've seen before include "bad worker" , "Dodger" , "Lollard" , "One working to control tension" , "Not working so hard" .)

I've seen this clue in The Globe and Mail.
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