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English definition of “idle”

idle

adjective (LAZY)    /ˈaɪ.dl̩/
C2 lazy and not willing to work : He's a very able student , he's just bone idle (= very lazy ).Laziness and lazy peopleAvoiding action idleness     /-nəs/ noun [U] Laziness and lazy peopleAvoiding action
(Definition of idle adjective (LAZY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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