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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.B2 approving slow and relaxed: We spent a lazy day on the beach sunbathing.
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lazily
adverb uk   /-zɪ.li/ us  
Palm trees swayed lazily in the soft breeze.
laziness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
B2 I could go to the gym - it's just laziness that stops me.
Translations of “lazy”
in Korean 게으른…
in Arabic كَسول…
in French paresseux…
in Turkish tembel, haylaz, ağır…
in Italian pigro…
in Chinese (Traditional) 懶的,懶惰的, 悠閒的,舒緩的…
in Russian ленивый, беззаботный…
in Polish leniwy…
in Spanish perezoso, vago…
in Portuguese preguiçoso…
in German faul…
in Catalan mandrós…
in Japanese 怠け者の, くつろいだ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 懒的,懒惰的, 悠闲的,舒缓的…
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