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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.
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.
(Definition of lazy from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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