Idle Synonyms & Definitions

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• IdleDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (superl.) Of no account; useless; vain; trifling; unprofitable; thoughtless; silly; barren.
  2. (v. t.) To spend in idleness; to waste; to consume; -- often followed by away; as, to idle away an hour a day.
  3. (superl.) Not called into active service; not turned to appropriate use; unemployed; as, idle hours.
  4. (superl.) Not employed; unoccupied with business; inactive; doing nothing; as, idle workmen.
  5. (superl.) Given rest and ease; averse to labor or employment; lazy; slothful; as, an idle fellow.
  6. (v. i.) To lose or spend time in inaction, or without being employed in business.
  7. (superl.) Light-headed; foolish.

• Idle-patedDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (a.) Idle-headed; stupid.