Definition of 'lazy'
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They're too lazy to work. The Sun (2016)Wearing the patch on his good eye makes his lazy one work harder. The Sun (2010)Its thrilling slides and lazy river provide fun for all the family. The Sun (2009)They remind me of the school holidays and lazy summer afternoons. The Sun (2012)They may be lazy and resist work to the point of sabotaging it in one situation. MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)Facilities will include two pools with a lazy river and a bowling alley. The Sun (2013)The impressive library and the sunny terrace are both great places for a lazy afternoon. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Left to his own devices he could be very lazy about school work. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The huge restaurant is perfect for lounging away lazy afternoons. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Are you lazy or just incompetent? Times, Sunday Times (2013)For two minutes you slide above the top deck and at points rush over the ocean before dropping into the lazy river. The Sun (2015)The lazy lunches in our walled garden, in the shade of a fig tree. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Take a month and you are lazy, take a week and you are sad. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Teachers were also criticised for being too lazy to learn pupils' names. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There are also those who are lazy, incompetent or simply in the wrong job. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But in such cases don't take the lazy option. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Down the line, officials are lazy and incompetent. The Sun (2010)But most clergy are not lazy; they work hard. Christianity Today (2000)I just said that to make those lazy lumps move themselves. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I was working at home and there were lazy leftovers for lunch in the Tupperware. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I had forgotten quite how lazy long-distance drama makes actors. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I'm too lazy to make my own. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Hunting is a hobby; they normally take the lazy option of acquiring nutritional variety from other cats' bowls. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Fab for A lazy lunch, lulled by the sound of the waves. The Sun (2015)
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Translations for 'lazy'
British English: lazy /ˈleɪzɪ/ ADJECTIVE
If someone is lazy, they do not want to work or make an effort.
I was too lazy to learn how to read music.
- American English: lazy
- Arabic: كَسُولٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: preguiçoso
- Chinese: 懒惰的
- Croatian: lijen
- Czech: líný
- Danish: doven
- Dutch: lui
- European Spanish: perezoso
- Finnish: laiska
- French: paresseux
- German: faul
- Greek: οκνηρός
- Italian: pigro
- Japanese: 怠惰な
- Korean: 게으른
- Norwegian: doven
- Polish: leniwy
- European Portuguese: preguiçoso
- Romanian: leneș
- Russian: ленивый
- Spanish: perezoso
- Swedish: lat
- Thai: ขี้เกียจ
- Turkish: tembel
- Ukrainian: ледачий
- Vietnamese: lười biếng
Definition of lazy from the Collins English Dictionary
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