lazybones


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la·zy·bones

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

lazybones

(ˈleɪzɪˌbəʊnz)
n
informal a lazy person

la•zy•bones

(ˈleɪ ziˌboʊnz)

n. (usu. with a sing. v.)
a lazy person.
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"

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!

lazybones

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

lazybones

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

lazybones

[ˈleɪzɪˌbəunz] n (fam) → poltrone/a
References in classic literature ?
It's a lazybones trip, this of ours, master, and when we get back every body will find us big and stout.
Don't ask questions, but be ready to pick 'em up when they fall, Miss Lazybones.
They call me the town's lazybones whose hands soft like ripe bananas peel when I do the least hard work; they call me the weak-kneed one so listless and feeble I cannot jump across the creeks; what it takes to fish.
There is nothing she can't do with a tractor, hoe, or kitchen stove -- except, perhaps, be a lazybones and sleep in the sun.
No blackouts, no cabbies-turned-holdup-men, no lazybones interminably holding rallies instead of earning a living, and inconveniencing all who do, no hours-long traffic, no once-insiders-now-outsiders-looking-in hectoring the public aided by aging bishops (aka Pajero church dudes) to pressure termed officials to resign so they can take over.
A full list of our placements can be found at lazybones.
Feeling especially grouchy, Bear yelled, "Hey, lazybones, don't you ever move?
Not in the mind of neurasthenic lazybones but in the cell nucleus: patients with chronic fatigue syndrome have increased production of nuclear factor kappa beta.
Before nightfall I had already gone around the village, and even had a look at the bathing place with my friend Chiriac, son of Goian, a lazybones and a ne'er-do-well like myself.
Lazybones that got used to reaping supplies by clicking on objects will have to forget it.