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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A lazy or idle person; a loafer.

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  • n. A lazy person.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A person who does no work.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. person who does no work

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  • I'm crying out for my mum
    If the malady don't go away we're in a little trouble
    With the boss of the company
    I'm a singer, a swinger
    I'm a layabout but laying on
    The dock in the lazy sun
    Will never quite relegate me to a bum


    (The blues are still blue, by Belle and Sebastian)

    August 17, 2008