Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun plural A lazy person.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A lazy fellow; an idler.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun colloq. A lazy person.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun slang A person who is lazy; one who is inactive and without ambition.

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

  • noun a lazy person

Etymologies

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Examples

  • 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.

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  • “Get to work, lazybones,” Signora Luciano hissed, and her three dirty children detached themselves from her skirt and rushed to the table.

    Uprising

  • “Get to work, lazybones,” Signora Luciano hissed, and her three dirty children detached themselves from her skirt and rushed to the table.

    Uprising

  • “Get to work, lazybones,” Signora Luciano hissed, and her three dirty children detached themselves from her skirt and rushed to the table.

    Uprising

  • “Get to work, lazybones,” Signora Luciano hissed, and her three dirty children detached themselves from her skirt and rushed to the table.

    Uprising

  • For a self-described lazybones, the hoopla should have been too much.

    Into the Story

  • For a self-described lazybones, the hoopla should have been too much.

    Into the Story

  • For a self-described lazybones, the hoopla should have been too much.

    Into the Story

  • For a self-described lazybones, the hoopla should have been too much.

    Into the Story

  • 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.

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  • If I remember correctly I first heard this word used by my maternal Grandmother.

    November 14, 2007

  • "An instrument like a pair of tongs, for old or very fat people to take any thing from the ground without stooping."

    - Francis Grose, 'The Vulgar Tongue'.

    The team of rubbish collectors who go through public parks here have the modern version of these.

    April 13, 2009