bone-lazy
bone-idle one-idle bone-lazy one-lazyadj. 1. disinclined to work or exertion.

Syn: do-nothing(prenominal), faineant, indolent, lazy, otiose, shiftless, slothful, workshy, work-shy. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • bone lazy — adj. bone idle, lazy or idle from a constitutional standpoint (Informal) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bone-lazy — adjective constitutionally lazy or idle • Syn: ↑bone idle • Similar to: ↑idle • Usage Domain: ↑colloquialism …   Useful english dictionary

  • bone-idle — one idle bone lazy one lazyadj. 1. disinclined to work or exertion. Syn: do nothing(prenominal), faineant, indolent, lazy, otiose, shiftless, slothful, workshy, work shy. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bone-idle — adjective constitutionally lazy or idle • Syn: ↑bone lazy • Similar to: ↑idle • Usage Domain: ↑colloquialism * * * bone iˈdle adjective Utterly idle, idle to the bone • • • …   Useful english dictionary

  • bone idle — adj. bone lazy, lazy or idle from a constitutional standpoint (Informal) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bone-idle — /boʊn ˈaɪdl/ (say bohn uydl) adjective extremely lazy. Also, bone lazy …   Australian English dictionary

  • lazy — Synonyms and related words: Micawberish, airy, ambling, backward, bone lazy, bum, bum around, cadging, careless, casual, cautious, circumspect, claudicant, comatose, crawling, creeping, creeping like snail, cursory, dallying, degage, delaying,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • lazy — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. indolent, slothful; slow, sluggish. See inactivity. Ant., industrious, quick. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Indolent] Syn. indolent, slothful, idle, slack, remiss, laggard, sluggish, heavy footed,… …   English dictionary for students

  • bone idle — UK US adjective british informal very lazy Thesaurus: lazy or slow to actsynonym * * * ˌbone ˈidle f10 adjective ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • bone idle — adj BrE extremely lazy ▪ He s just bone idle …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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