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English definition of “lazy”


adjective     /ˈleɪ.zi/
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     /-zɪ.li/ adverb Palm trees swayed lazily in the soft breeze .Laziness and lazy peopleAvoiding action laziness     /-nəs/ noun [U] B2 I could go to the gym - it's just laziness that stops me.Laziness and lazy peopleAvoiding action
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