idle adjective - İngilizce Türkçe Sözlükten Çeviri - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Turkish translation of “idle”

See all translations

idle

adjective
 
 
/ˈaɪdl/
NOT WORKING not working or being used
boş, atıl, işe yaramaz
The factory has stood idle for over a year.Passive and not workingUseless and futile
NOT SERIOUS [always before noun] not serious or having no real purpose
gayri ciddi, gerçek amaç taşımayan, asılsız
idle gossip This is no idle threat.Useless and futile
LAZY lazy and not willing to work
işsiz, aylak, tembel,
He knows what has to be done, he's just bone idle (= extremely lazy).Laziness and lazy peopleAvoiding action
idleness noun [U]
başıboş gezme, işi olmama
idly adverb
başıboş bir şekilde
We cannot stand idly by (= not do anything) and let this plan go ahead.
(Definition of idle adjective from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “idle” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

Morse code

a system used for sending messages, in which letters and numbers are represented by short and long marks, sounds, or flashes of light

Word of the Day

The language of elections

by Liz Walter,
April 22, 2015
On May 7th, citizens of the UK will be going to the polls (having an election) to decide who will form the next government. This kind of election is known as a general election. The country is divided into 650 areas, called constituencies. Each constituency elects a member of parliament (MP) to

Read More 

dumbwalking noun

April 20, 2015
walking slowly, without paying attention to the world around you because you are consulting a smartphone He told me dumbwalking probably wouldn’t be a long-term problem.

Read More