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Another word for idle

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Adjective
  1. Marked by a lack of action or activity

    See also:

    action

  2. Resistant to exertion and activity

  3. Not occupied or put to use

    See also:

    used

  4. Lacking value, use, or substance

    See also:

    full

  5. Having no basis or foundation in fact

    See also:

    true

Verb
  1. To pass time without working or in avoiding work

      1. An incompetent, foolish, or stupid person.
      2. A careless mistake; a slip.
      3. To make a silly mistake; blunder:
      1. A person, especially a soldier, who avoids assigned duties or work; a shirker.
      2. To shirk one's assigned duties or responsibilities.
      3. To cheat; swindle.
      1. To avoid or neglect (a duty or responsibility).
      2. To avoid work or duty.
      1. To move or act in a lazy, relaxed way; loll:
      2. To pass time idly:
      3. To pass (time) in a lazy, relaxed, or idle way:
      1. To stand idly about; linger without any purpose.
      2. To violate a law or ordinance that prohibits persons from remaining in a given location without a clear purpose for an extended period of time, especially when behaving in a manner indicating a possible threat to persons or property in the vicinity.
      3. To hover over or remain near an area:
      1. A shaped mass of bread baked in one piece.
      2. A shaped, usually rounded or oblong, mass of food:
      1. To be idle; loaf:
      2. To spend (time) loafing:
      1. A tramp; a vagrant.
      2. A lazy or shiftless person, especially one who seeks to live solely by the support of others.
      3. An incompetent, insignificant, or obnoxious person:
    See also:

    industrious

  2. To pass (time) without working or in avoiding work.

    See also:

    industrious

  3. To cause to cease regular activity

Another word for idle

Modifier
  1. Unused or inactive

  2. Empty

  3. Lazy

    See also:

    vain

    lazy

Verb