bone-idle


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Related to bone-idle: clinging, Big-headed, self-indulgent
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Adj.1.bone-idle - constitutionally lazy or idle
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
idle - not in action or at work; "an idle laborer"; "idle drifters"; "the idle rich"; "an idle mind"
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bone-idle

[ˌbəʊnˈaɪdl] ADJgandul, holgazán, flojo (LAm)
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Michelle Madden No matter whether the tip was open 24/7 or collections were free from the council, you will never stop these bone-idle, lazy and inconsiderate people from fly-tipping.
The bone-idle Bulgar is a free agent and that's good news for him because it means he doesn't have to summon the energy to slap in a transfer request.
However most recently we were greeted with an Overflow Parking Area sign which directed drivers onto The Braid and those too bone-idle to walk saw their opportunity and parked as close as they could to the pedestrian bridge access to the High Street.
Both Kyle and Widdecombe succeeded in portraying the scrounger as a bone-idle buffoon.
Faced with bone-idle players would he feather-bed them for life?
Iain Duncan Smith apparently subscribes to the same misguided theory that everyone on benefits is a bone-idle scrounger.
Thornton was made to work for much of the 3m trip, delivering reminders to his bone-idle mount from as early as the third flight.
They will want their dough in its entirety and if they don't get it up front they'll just sit on their bone-idle backsides and take it in weekly instalments with no effort in return.
I say to POWA and its Mr Kirby that if they are so bone-idle that they will not attend meets in person they should not expect to be taken seriously or to continue to garner so much uncritical media and political support.
Bone-idle drivers who illegally park in disabled bays were taken to task today by a handicapped shopper.
One minute we're inclined to rise up and whoop with joy at being told bone-idle is what sets our mind in a truly good mood.