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la·zy

lazy

 
 
pronunciation:
leI zi
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: lazier, laziest
definition 1: inclined to avoid effort or exertion.
I'm lazy on Sundays, but I work hard during the rest of the week.He's a bit lazy about doing his laundry.
synonyms:
idle, indolent, lackadaisical, lethargic, listless, otiose, shiftless, slothful, sluggish
antonyms:
ambitious, assiduous, diligent, enterprising, hard, industrious, laborious
similar words:
negligent, remiss, slack, tardy, vagabond
definition 2: slow or sluggish in movement.
The large, lazy fly was easy to smack.We walked along the path at a lazy pace.
synonyms:
dilatory, inactive, inert, laggard, languid, lethargic, slow, sluggish, supine, torpid
antonyms:
active, busy
similar words:
lumpish, phlegmatic, slack, tardy
definition 3: marked by, or tending to cause, idleness.
He likes to lie in the hammock on these lazy summer days.
synonyms:
idle, inactive, quiescent
antonyms:
furious
similar words:
dormant, indolent, inert, laggard, lumpish, phlegmatic, slothful, sluggish
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derivations: lazyish (adj.), lazily (adv.), laziness (n.)
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