lie-abed


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Related to lie-abed: prevaricating, lying low

lie-abed

n
old-fashioned informal a person who habitually sleeps in
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lie-abed - a person who stays in bed until a relatively late hour
do-nothing, idler, layabout, loafer, bum - person who does no work; "a lazy bum"
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lie-abed

[ˈlaɪəbed] Ndormilón/ona m/f

lie-abed

nLangschläfer(in) m(f)
References in classic literature ?
Sirrah lie-abed," quoth he, "'tis late in the day to be talking of eating.
Yes, that God gives to those who take trouble, but not to loafers, lie-abeds, or fools.
This morning, before the lie-abed sun stirred, I circled the hen-house slowly, carefully placing my feet so as not to blot out the tell-tale prints.