Significado de “lazy” - en el Diccionario Inglés

lazy en inglés británico

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lazyadjective

uk /ˈleɪ.zi/ us /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.

B2 approving slow and relaxed:

We spent a lazy day on the beach sunbathing.

Más ejemplos

  • He's a classic example of a kid who's clever but lazy.
  • You were very lazy last term, but we'll start again with a clean sheet this term.
  • I'm not being lazy - I'm just conserving my energy for later.
  • We spent a lazy afternoon floating down the river.
  • She told him he was a lazy good-for-nothing and should get a job.
lazily
adverb uk /ˈleɪ.zəl.i/ us /ˈleɪ.zəl.i/

Palm trees swayed lazily in the soft breeze.
laziness
noun [ U ] uk /ˈleɪ.zi.nəs/ us /ˈleɪ.zi.nəs/

B2

I could go to the gym - it's just laziness that stops me.

(Definición de lazy del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

lazy en inglés americano

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lazyadjective [ -er/-est only ]

us /ˈleɪ·zi/

not willing or not wanting to work or use effort to do something:

If you weren’t so lazy we could start fixing up the house.

If you describe an event or activity as lazy, you mean that it is slow and gentle, or does not involve much effort:

a lazy breeze
We spent a lazy afternoon sunbathing on the beach.
laziness
noun [ U ] /ˈleɪ·zi·nəs/

(Definición de lazy del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

lazy en inglés de negocios

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lazyadjective

uk /ˈleɪzi/ us

not willing to work hard or make an effort:

His line manager felt that he was brilliant but lazy.

(Definición de lazy del Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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