- Unwilling to do work or make an effort.
- Get out of bed, you lazy lout!
- Requiring little or no effort.
- lazy port
- Relaxed or leisurely.
- I love staying inside and reading on a lazy Sunday.
- (optometry) Of an eye, squinting because of a weakness of the eye muscles.
- (cattle brands) Turned so that the letter is horizontal instead of vertical.
- Nouns to which "lazy" is often applied: person, man, woman, bastard, morning, day, time, way.
Adverbs for Lazy
unbelievably; deliciously; delightfully; utterly; incurably; inexcusably; openly; flauntingly; nonchalantly; blithely; carelessly; admittedly; vauntingly; intensely; mentally; incorrigibly; horribly; selfishly; inconsiderately; ungraciously; curiously; unpardonably; impudently; blatantly; flagrantly; insufferably; unbearably; lethargically; languidly; heavily; lumpishly; inertly; dreamily; sleepily; drowsily; terribly; provokingly.
Micawberish, airy, ambling, backward, bone-lazy, bum, bum around, cadging, careless, casual, cautious, circumspect, claudicant, comatose, crawling, creeping, creeping like snail, cursory, dallying, degage, delaying, deliberate, dilatory, dillydallying, disregardant, disregardful, do nothing, do-nothing, doless, dronish, drony, easy, easygoing, ergophobic, faineant, faltering, flagging, flippant, foot-dragging, forgetful, free and easy, gentle, goldbrick, good-for-nothing, goof off, gradual, halting, hang around, heedless, hobbled, hobbling, idle, inactive, inconsiderate, indifferent, indolent, inert, insouciant, lackadaisical, laggard, lagging, languid, languorous, lax, laze, leisurely, lethargic, lie around, limping, lingering, listless, loaf, loiter, loiter about, loitering, loll, loll around, lollop around, lounge, lounge around, lumbering, moderate, mooch around, moon, moon around, neglectful, negligent, nonaggressive, oblivious, offhand, otiose, parasitic, passive, perfunctory, poking, poky, procrastinating, procrastinative, procrastinatory, reckless, regardless, relaxed, reluctant, remiss, respectless, sauntering, scrounging, shiftless, shuffling, sit around, slack, slothful, slouch, slouch around, slow, slow as death, slow as molasses, slow as slow, slow-crawling, slow-foot, slow-going, slow-legged, slow-moving, slow-paced, slow-poky, slow-running, slow-sailing, slow-stepped, sluggish, snail-paced, snaillike, sponging, staggering, stand around, strolling, supine, tactless, tentative, thoughtless, toddling, torpid, tortoiselike, tottering, trifling, trudging, turtlelike, undiplomatic, unenterprising, unheedful, unheeding, unhurried, unmindful, unprepared, unready, unsolicitous, untactful, unthinking, waddling, work-shy
1540, origin uncertain, but probably of Low German origin, from Low German lasich "lazy" from Middle Low German las, lasich "slack, feeble" from Proto-Germanic *lasiwaz, *laskaz (“feeble, weak”) from Proto-Indo-European *las- (“weak”). Akin to Dutch leuzig "lazy", Old Norse lasinn "limpy, tired, weak", Old English lesu, lysu "false, evil, base". More at lush.
- IPA: /ˈleɪzi/
- Rhymes: -eɪzi