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Lazy - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Lazy' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Lazy [ superl.]
- Disinclined to action or exertion; averse to labor; idle; shirking work.
- Inactive; slothful; slow; sluggish; as, a lazy stream.
- Wicked; vicious.

Meaning of 'Lazy' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . lazy [ s]
Meaning (1):
- disinclined to work or exertion
Example in sentence:
  • an indolent hanger-on;
  • faineant kings under whose rule the country languished;
  • shiftless idle youth;
  • slothful employees;
  • the unemployed are not necessarily work-shy;
  • too lazy to wash the dishes
Meaning (2):
- moving slowly and gently
Example in sentence:
  • at a lazy pace;
  • lazy white clouds;
  • up a lazy river