HyperDic: idler

English > 1 sense of the word idler:
NOUNperson idler, loafer, do-nothing, layabout, bumperson who does no work
idler > pronunciation
Soundsay'dahler; ay'dler
Rhymesalveolar ... Ziegler: 240 rhymes with ler...
English > idler: 1 sense > noun 1, person
Meaningperson who does no work.
Synonymsloafer, do-nothing, layabout, bum
Narrowerclock watcherA worker preoccupied with the arrival of quitting time
couch potatoAn idler who spends much time on a couch (usually watching television)
dallier, dillydallier, dilly-dallier, mope, loungersomeone who wastes time
dawdler, drone, laggard, lagger, trailer, pokesomeone who takes more time than necessary
daydreamer, woolgatherersomeone who indulges in idle or absentminded daydreaming
goldbrick, goof-off, ne'er-do-well, good-for-nothing, no-account, good-for-naughtAn idle worthless person
lazybonesA lazy person
lie-abed, slugabedA person who stays in bed until a relatively late hour
loonA worthless lazy fellow
slacker, shirkerA person who shirks / shirks his work or duty (especially one who tries to evade military service in wartime)
sluggard, slugAn idle slothful person
spivA person without employment who makes money by various dubious schemes
sunbathersomeone who basks in the sunshine in order to get a suntan
triflerOne who behaves lightly or not seriously
whittlersomeone who whittles (usually as an idle pastime)
BroadernonworkerA person who does nothing
Spanishgandul, haragán, holgazán, ocioso, vago
Catalandropo, gandul, mandrós
Verbsidlebe idle

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