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Meaning of DO-NOTHING

Pronunciation:  doo'nuthing

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  person who does no work; "a lazy bum"
 

DO-NOTHING is a 10 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: bum, idler, layabout, loafer
 
 See Also: clock watcher, couch potato, dallier, dawdler, daydreamer, dillydallier, drone, goldbrick, good-for-naught, good-for-nothing, goof-off, laggard, lagger, lazybones, lie-abed, loon, lounger, mope, ne'er-do-well, nonworker, shirker, slacker, slug, slugabed, sluggard, spiv, sunbather, trailer, trifler, whittler, woolgatherer

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Do"-noth`ing\, a.
Doing nothing; inactive; idle; lazy; as, a do-nothing policy.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: be a sideliner, be conservative, be still, bone-lazy, bum, bum around, cadging, clock watcher, coast, contemplative, dallier, dawdle, dawdler, delay, diddler, dilatory, dillydallier, doless, dolittle, doodler, dormant, drift, dronish, drony, easy, ergophobic, faineant, gentleman of leisure, goldbrick, goldbricker, good-for-nothing, goof off, goof-off, hang around, hang fire, hibernate, idle, idler, immobile, inactive, indolent, inert, laggard, laissez-aller, laissez-faire, lax, laze, lazy, lazybones, leave alone, let alone, let be, lie around, lie dormant, lingerer, loaf, loafer, loiter about, loiterer, loll around, loller, lollop around, lotus-eater, lounge, lounge around, lounger, lubber, meditative, mooch around, moon, moon around, mope, moper, motionless, neuter, neutral, nonaggressive, not budge, not stir, oppose change, paralytic, paralyzed, parasitic, passive, potterer, procrastinating, procrastinative, putterer, quiescent, quietist, quietistic, remiss, rest, scrounging, shiftless, sit around, sit back, sit it out, slack, slothful, slouch, slouch around, sloucher, slow, slug, slugabed, sluggard, sponging, stagnant, stagnate, stagnating, stand around, stand pat, stand still, standpat, static, stationary, stick-in-the-mud, time killer, time waster, trifler, unenterprising, vegetable, vegetate, vegetative, wait and see, waiter on Providence, watch and wait, work-shy
 

 

 

 

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