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English definition of “lazy”

lazy

adjective uk   /ˈleɪ.zi/ us  
A2 disapproving not willing to work or use any effort: Managers had complained that the workers were lazy and unreliable. Get out of bed, you lazy thing! He's too lazy to walk to work.Laziness and lazy peopleAvoiding action B2 approving slow and relaxed: We spent a lazy day on the beach sunbathing.Peaceful and tranquil
lazily
adverb uk   /-zɪ.li/ us  
Palm trees swayed lazily in the soft breeze.Laziness and lazy peopleAvoiding action
laziness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
B2 I could go to the gym - it's just laziness that stops me.Laziness and lazy peopleAvoiding action
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