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Meaning of IDLER

Pronunciation:  'Idlur

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

IDLER is a 5 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: bum, do-nothing, 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
\I"dler\, n.
1. One who idles; one who spends his time in inaction; a lazy
   person; a sluggard.

2. (Naut.) One who has constant day duties on board ship, and
   keeps no regular watch. --Totten.

3. (Mach.) An idle wheel or pulley. See under {Idle}.

Thesaurus Terms
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