Moving aimlessly or at the mercy of external forces.
To stagnate is to sit still or stop moving.
To wait for or obtain a ride to work by standing at a roadside hoping to be picked up by a driver who needs another passenger to use the HOV lanes of a highway.
To spend (time) loafing:
To avoid or neglect (a duty or responsibility).
To prevent the flow or passage of:
Wile is defined as to trick or to spend time leisurely.
Waste is defined as to destroy, wear away or use up.
To waste or kill time:
To diddle is defined as to behave in an unproductive manner or to cheat or lie about something on purpose.
To hover over or remain near an area:
To live as a bum or vagrant
To function; operate:
Find another word for idling. In this page you can discover 26 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for idling, like: lounging, drifting, lolling, loafing, resting, idleness, stagnating, slugging, lazing, shirking and slacking.