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Meaning of LAZY

Pronunciation:  'leyzee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  disinclined to work or exertion; "faineant kings under whose rule the country languished"; "an indolent hanger-on"; "too lazy to wash the dishes"; "shiftless idle youth"; "slothful employees"; "the unemployed are not necessarily work-shy"
  2. [adj]  moving slowly and gently; "up a lazy river"; "lazy white clouds"; "at a lazy pace"
 

LAZY is a 4 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Synonyms: faineant, idle, indolent, otiose, slothful, slow, work-shy
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\La"zy\, a. [Compar. {Lazier}; superl. {Laziest}.] [OE.
lasie, laesic, of uncertain origin; cf. F. las tired, L.
lassus, akin to E. late; or cf. LG. losig, lesig.]
1. Disinclined to action or exertion; averse to labor; idle;
   shirking work. --Bacon.

2. Inactive; slothful; slow; sluggish; as, a lazy stream.
   ``The night owl's lazy flight.'' --Shak.

3. Wicked; vicious. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] --B. Jonson.



{Lazy tongs}, a system of jointed bars capable of great
   extension, originally made for picking up something at a
   distance, now variously applied in machinery.

Syn: Idle; indolent; sluggish; slothful. See {Idle}.

 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Dreaming that you are feeling lazy means that you will make a terrible error in a business deal resulting in bitter disappointments. Dreaming that you lover is lazy means that you will have many rocky and insecure love relationships.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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