Luskish
Luskish Lusk"ish, a. Inclined to be lazy. --Marston. -- {Lusk"ish*ly}, adv. -{Lusk"ish*ness}, n. [Obs.] --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

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  • luskish — lusk·ish …   English syllables

  • luskish — ˈləskish adjective Etymology: obsolete English lusk sluggard (from Middle English, from lusken to lie hid, be lazy) + English ish archaic : somewhat lazy : sluggish • …   Useful english dictionary

  • Luskishly — Luskish Lusk ish, a. Inclined to be lazy. Marston. {Lusk ish*ly}, adv. {Lusk ish*ness}, n. [Obs.] Spenser. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Luskishness — Luskish Lusk ish, a. Inclined to be lazy. Marston. {Lusk ish*ly}, adv. {Lusk ish*ness}, n. [Obs.] Spenser. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • work-shy — adjective disinclined to work or exertion faineant kings under whose rule the country languished an indolent hanger on too lazy to wash the dishes shiftless idle youth slothful employees the unemployed are not necessarily work shy • Syn: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • luskishness — noun see luskish * * * luskˈishness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑lusk …   Useful english dictionary

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