Hindi translation of 'idle'
idle /ˈaɪdəl ˈआइडल्/
Word forms: idler, idlest
If you describe someone as idle you disapprove of them not doing anything when they should be doing something.
The shops are full of idle staff.
निठल्लों की तरह
We were not idly sitting around.
2. adjective after link verb
Machines or factories that are idle are not being used.
The machine is lying idle.
3. adjective before noun
Idle is used to describe something that is done for no particular reason, or does not achieve anything useful.
निरुद्देश्य रूप से
We talked idly about magazines.
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Example Sentences Including 'idle'
Ah well, each thing in its place is best, and what seems like idle show strengthens and supports the rest.Something in the Water
For two weeks in mid-July Savonlinna was crammed with visitors who were being equally busy in an idle way.To His Just Desserts
New factory estates try to soak up some of the workers lying idle ; they are not enough.Whistler in the Dark
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'idle' in Other Languages
- Arabic: كَسُولٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: inativo inativa
- Chinese: 懒惰的
- Croatian: besposlen besposlena
- Czech: nečinný
- Danish: ledig
- Dutch: inactief
- European Spanish: ocioso ociosa
- Finnish: joutilas
- French: oisif
- German: untätig
- Greek: αδρανής
- Italian: pigro pigra
- Japanese: 何もしない
- Korean: 놀고 있는
- Norwegian: uvirksom
- Polish: bezczynny bezczynna
- Portuguese: inativo inativa
- Romanian: inactiv inactiv, inactivă, inactivi, inactive
- Russian: бездельничающий
- Spanish: ocioso ociosa
- Swedish: sysslolös sysslolöst
- Thai: เกียจคร้าน
- Turkish: boş insan
- Ukrainian: ледачий
- Vietnamese: nhàn rỗi
Translation of idle from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary