bone idle


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bone idle

adj
very idle; extremely lazy
Translations
مِكْسالٌ، كَسولٌ
líný jako veš
luddoven
dög lusta
húîlatur
aşırı tembeluyuşuk

bone idle

adj to be bone idleessere un(a) fannullone/a

bone

(bəun) noun
1. the hard substance forming the skeleton of man, animals etc. Bone decays far more slowly than flesh.
2. a piece of this substance. She broke two of the bones in her foot.
verb
to take the bones out of (fish etc).
ˈbony adjective
1. like bone. a bony substance.
2. full of bones. This fish is very bony.
3. thin. bony fingers.
bone china
china in whose manufacture the ashes of burnt bones are used.
bone idle
very lazy. He could find a job but he's bone idle.
a bone of contention
a cause of argument or quarrelling. Ownership of the boat was a bone of contention between the two men for many years.
have a bone to pick with (someone)
to have something to argue about with (a person).
to the bone
1. thoroughly and completely. I was chilled to the bone.
2. to the minimum. I've cut my expenses to the bone.
References in periodicals archive ?
The main thing about Willie is that he is bone idle like me and thinks he knows more than he does.
There's no excuse for it apart from people being bone idle.
Also not forgetting some lazy children who are too bone idle to walk to school.
WHAT the non-event men's Island With Bear Grylls needed was, say, a brash, tireless Yorkshireman to lose his rag at the "lazy bunch of bone idle bastards" and rile the cook into threatening to "stab you in the f***ing eye" before being saved from death by the same bloke as his raft crashed on to rocks.
Some are bone idle before, during and after their daily lunchtime visits to the pub.
But unlike those who camp outside stores from 4am to ensure they score exactly what they want, I'm lazy, bone idle, and perhaps a little nonchalant.
Low-paid workers are constantly skint, worn out and totally dejected, whilst the bone idle dossers just laugh down their noses at us.
Teachers are not lazy, they are not bone idle, they put way more than a 40 hour week into what they do.
Some dog owners are just bone idle and fining them might be the only way to get them to stop being so selfish.
It doesn't help that Ibrahimovic and Robinho are bone idle.
They're pop idols while the people who cream off the cash are arguably bone idle.
Most obese children are too bone idle even to venture out of their parents' home, as they are happier to play with their computers, electronic games and gadgets.