lazybones


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la·zy·bones

 (lā′zē-bōnz′)
pl.n. (used with a sing. verb) Informal
A lazy person.
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lazybones

(ˈleɪzɪˌbəʊnz)
n
informal a lazy person
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la•zy•bones

(ˈleɪ ziˌboʊnz)

n. (usu. with a sing. v.)
a lazy person.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lazybones - a lazy person
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
do-nothing, idler, layabout, loafer, bum - person who does no work; "a lazy bum"
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lazybones

noun (Informal) idler, lounger, piker (Austral. & N.Z. slang), shirker, loafer, couch potato (slang), skiver (Brit. slang), sleepyhead, sluggard, bludger (Austral. & N.Z. informal), slugabed Get this lazybones to school!
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lazybones

noun
Informal. A self-indulgent person who spends time avoiding work or other useful activity:
Slang: slouch.
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Translations

lazybones

[ˈleɪzɪˌbəʊnz] NSINGgandul(a) m/f, vago/a m/f, flojo/a m/f (LAm)
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lazybones

[ˈleɪzɪˌbəunz] n (fam) → poltrone/a
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It's a lazybones trip, this of ours, master, and when we get back every body will find us big and stout."
You can't climb the tree, Fan.' " 'Don't ask questions, but be ready to pick 'em up when they fall, Miss Lazybones.' "With this mysterious speech I pattered into the house bare-footed and full of my plan.
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It puts us lazybones into a perpetual state of guilt.
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