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la·zy

 (lā′zē)
adj. la·zi·er, la·zi·est
1. Not willing to work or be energetic.
2. Slow-moving; sluggish: a lazy river.
3. Conducive to inactivity or indolence: a lazy summer day.
4. Depicted as reclining or lying on its side. Used of a brand on livestock.

[Probably of Low German origin.]

la′zi·ly adv.
la′zi·ness n.
Synonyms: lazy, indolent, slothful
These adjectives mean not disposed to exertion, work, or activity: too lazy to wash the dishes; an indolent hanger-on; slothful employees.
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lazy

(ˈleɪzɪ)
adj, lazier or laziest
1. not inclined to work or exertion
2. conducive to or causing indolence
3. moving in a languid or sluggish manner: a lazy river.
4. (of a brand letter or mark on livestock) shown as lying on its side
[C16: origin uncertain]
ˈlazily adv
ˈlaziness n
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la•zy

(ˈleɪ zi)

adj. -zi•er, -zi•est, adj.
1. averse or disinclined to work, activity, or exertion; indolent.
2. causing idleness or indolence: a hot, lazy afternoon.
3. slow-moving; sluggish: a lazy stream.
4. (of a livestock brand) placed on its side instead of upright.
v.i.
5. to laze.
[1540–50; akin to Low German lasich languid, idle]
la′zi•ly, adv.
la′zi•ness, n.
la′zy•ish, adj.
syn: See idle.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.lazy - moving slowly and gently; "up a lazy river"; "lazy white clouds"; "at a lazy pace"
slow - not moving quickly; taking a comparatively long time; "a slow walker"; "the slow lane of traffic"; "her steps were slow"; "he was slow in reacting to the news"; "slow but steady growth"
2.lazy - disinclined to work or exertion; "faineant kings under whose rule the country languished"; "an indolent hanger-on"; "too lazy to wash the dishes"; "shiftless idle youth"; "slothful employees"; "the unemployed are not necessarily work-shy"
idle - not in action or at work; "an idle laborer"; "idle drifters"; "the idle rich"; "an idle mind"
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lazy

adjective
2. lethargic, languorous, slow-moving, languid, sleepy, sluggish, drowsy, somnolent, torpid We would have a lazy lunch and then lie on the beach in the sun.
lethargic quick
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lazy

adjective
Resistant to exertion and activity:
Informal: do-nothing.
Idiom: bone lazy.
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Translations
كسلانكَسْلانكَسُولٌ
líný
doven
pigra
تنبل
laiska
lijen
lusta
latur
ナマケモノ怠惰な
게으른
ignavus
tingumas
laisksslinks
len
lat
ขี้เกียจ
lười biếng

lazy

[ˈleɪzɪ] (lazier (compar) (laziest (superl))) ADJ
1. (= idle) → perezoso, vago
to feel lazytener pereza, tener flojera (esp LAm)
to have a lazy eye (Med) → tener un ojo vago
2. (pej) (= unconsidered) [assumption] → poco meditado
it's another example of lazy thinkinges otro ejemplo de pensar sin cuestionar las cosas
3. (= relaxed) [smile, gesture] → perezoso; [meal, day] → relajado; [holiday] → descansado
we spent a lazy Sunday on the riverpasamos un domingo de lo más relajado en el río
4. (liter) [river] → lento
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lazy

[ˈleɪzi] adj
[person] → paresseux/euse
to be too lazy to do sth → être trop paresseux pour faire qch
I was too lazy to learn how to read music → J'étais trop paresseux pour apprendre le solfège.
a lazy smile → un sourire désinvolte
to have a lazy lunch → prendre tout son temps pour déjeuner
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

lazy

adj (+er)
(= not inclined to work)faul; to be lazy about doing somethingzu faul sein, etw zu tun; lazy about writingschreibfaul; I’m feeling lazy todayich habe heute einfach keine Lust(, etw zu tun); he’s getting lazy in his old age (hum)er wird auf seine alten Tage faul
(= slow-moving)langsam, träge; (= lacking activity)träge; (= relaxed) lunch, dinner, eveninggemütlich; smileträge; his lazy drawlseine träge, schleppende Sprache; lazy little streamsträge fließende kleine Bäche pl; the long, lazy days of summerdie langen, trägen Sommertage; we had a lazy holiday (esp Brit) or vacation (US) → wir haben im Urlaub nur gefaulenzt; I enjoy a lazy day at homeich mache mir gerne einen faulen or gemütlichen Tag zu Hause
(pej: = sloppy) work, writing, style, attitudeschluderig (inf)

lazy

:
lazybones
n sing (inf)Faulpelz m, → Faultier nt
lazy eye
n (Med) zeitweilig schielendes Auge, das weniger belastet wird und daher in der Sehkraft nachlässt, → Amblyopia ex anopsia f (spec)
lazy Susan
ndrehbare Tischmenage
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lazy

[ˈleɪzɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) → pigro/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

lazy

(ˈleizi) adjective
too inclined to avoid hard work, exercise etc. I take the bus to work as I'm too lazy to walk; Lazy people tend to become fat.
ˈlazily adverb
ˈlaziness noun
ˈlazy-bones noun
a name for a lazy person.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

lazy

كَسُولٌ líný doven faul οκνηρός perezoso laiska paresseux lijen pigro 怠惰な 게으른 lui doven leniwy preguiçoso ленивый lat ขี้เกียจ tembel lười biếng 懒惰的
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009

lazy

a. perezoso-a, flojo-a, holgazán, holgazana, haragán, haragana.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
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