from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n.pl. Informal A lazy person.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A person who is lazy; one who is inactive and without ambition.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A lazy person.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A lazy fellow; an idler.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a lazy person
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i immediately hopped on a bus headed to leon (making sure it was a direct bus to leon) and i am now recuperating in a hostel called 'lazybones', across the street from some friends i met while i was at tortuga booluda.
“Get to work, lazybones,” Signora Luciano hissed, and her three dirty children detached themselves from her skirt and rushed to the table.
For a self-described lazybones, the hoopla should have been too much.
As a regular zoo visitor, the sloth bears and the otters are about the closest you get to guaranteed animal hijinx at just about any time of day, as opposed to the majority of lazybones animals that only get excited in the morning or at feeding time, and are often sleeping in out-of-view places.
Or how about the tireless Heinrich Himmler (not Goering, who was a notorious lazybones)?
Would you rather face him, or lazybones Fred Thompson?
It is so convenient that even a lazybones like myself does it.
It's not pestering to email and say "hey lazybones, ya got it? ya like it? ya think ya want it?"...or perhaps something less ...um...
Take a look at the lessons from the ant directed to a person called “lazybones” in Proverbs 6:6-11:
Proverbs 6:6-9 NRSV Go to the ant, you lazybones; consider its ways, and be wise.