Übersetzung von “idle” — Englisch–Portugiesisch Wörterbuch

idle

adjective uk /ˈaɪ·dl/ us /ˈɑɪ·dəl/

not working or being used

parado
The factory has stood idle for over a year.

not serious or having no real purpose

frívolo
idle gossip
This is no idle threat.

lazy and not willing to work

ócio, indolente
He knows what has to be done, he’s just bone idle (= extremely lazy).
idly adverb /ˈaɪd·li/ /ˈɑɪd·li/

ociosamente
uk /ˈaɪ·dl/ us /ˈɑɪ·dəl/

to spend time doing nothing

ficar à toa, perder tempo
We saw her idling in the school grounds.

(Übersetzung von “idle” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Portugiesisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)