HyperDic: lazy

English > 2 senses of the word lazy:
ADJECTIVEalllazymoving slowly and gently
alllazy, faineant, indolent, otiose, slothful, work-shydisinclined to work or exertion
lazy > pronunciation
Soundsley'ziy
RhymesAnasazi ... z / Z: 56 rhymes with ziy...
English > lazy: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningMoving slowly and gently.
Examples
  • "up a lazy river"
  • "lazy white clouds"
  • "at a lazy pace"
Broaderslownot moving quickly
Nounslazinessrelaxed and easy activity
Adverbslazilyin a slow and lazy manner
English > lazy: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningdisinclined to work or exertion.
Example "too lazy to wash the dishes"
Synonymsfaineant, indolent, otiose, slothful, work-shy
Broaderidlenot in action or at work
Spanishflojo, haragán, indolente, innecesario, locho, perezoso
Catalanmandrós, peresós
Nounslazinessapathy / apathy and inactivity / inactivity in the practice of virtue / virtue (personified as one of the deadly sins)
lazinessinactivity resulting from a dislike of work
Adverbslazilyin an idle manner

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