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Answer for the clue "Do-nothing", 4 letters:
Alternative clues for the word lazy
Having no get-up-and-go
Never getting off one's duff
Unlike a go-getter
Unlikely to hustle
Word before Susan or Sunday
Far from industrious
Like a couch potato
Like summer days, often
Like a slugabed
Like a certain Susan
Word with Susan or Mary
Susan or bones
Word definitions for lazy in dictionaries
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
adjective COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS ■ ADVERB as ▪ People who left school unable to read were often dismissed as lazy . ▪ The homeless and those on welfare are despised as lazy or dishonest. ▪ Unemployed people are described as lazy , scroungers, living off...
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Lazy \La"zy\, a. [Compar. Lazier ; superl. Laziest .] [OE. lasie, laesic, of uncertain origin; cf. F. las tired, L. lassus, akin to E. late; or cf. LG. losig, lesig.] Disinclined to action or exertion; averse to labor; idle; shirking work. --Bacon. Inactive;...
Word definitions in Wiktionary
1 Unwilling to do work or make an effort. 2 Requiring little or no effort. 3 relaxed or leisurely. 4 (label en optometry) Of an eye, squinting because of a weakness of the eye muscles. 5 (label en cattle branding) Turned so that the letter is horizontal...
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1540s, laysy , of unknown origin. Replaced native slack, slothful , and idle as the main word expressing the notion of "averse to work." In 19c. thought to be from lay (v.) as tipsy from tip . Skeat is responsible for the prevailing modern view that it...
Word definitions in WordNet
adj. moving slowly and gently; "up a lazy river"; "lazy white clouds"; "at a lazy pace" disinclined to work or exertion; "faineant kings under whose rule the country languished"; "an indolent hanger-on"; "too lazy to wash the dishes"; "shiftless idle youth";...
Word definitions in Wikipedia
Lazy may refer to: Laziness , a lack of desire to expend effort Lazy (Orlová) , a former village now part of the town of Orlová in the Czech Republic
Usage examples of lazy.
Sagebrush became convinced that the short, apish marauder was as much a stranger to the Lazy Y men as to himself.
Lazy Y foreman, went to the spot where he had caught the mysterious, apish gentleman examining the box, and searched industriously for half an hour before he found what he wanted--the sheet of paper the apish fellow had dropped.
Towards warkin aw dooant mich incline, An awm ommost too lazy to think.
She lay back on the bed, staring through the transparent roof at the lazy winding valleys beyond the dimming axial light-tube.
As I would soon learn, Baggy was too lazy to check sources and dig for anything interesting, and it was not unusual for his front page story to be some dull account of a boundary dispute or a wife beating.
A Mandan town might beb usy in winter, with people going from lodge to lodge visiting, with children playing in the snow, with men going down to the steam huts for their baths, but a Mandan town was otherwise calm and lazy.
Darius Bonhomme slowly paddled the jon boat along the lazy current of the Loxahatchee River.
The women do most of the work, while their lazy lords drink up the chicha and swing in their hammocks, or possibly do a little hunting.
Remembering what Farder Coram had said, she tried to focus her mind on three symbols taken at random, and clicked the hands round to point at them, and found that if she held the alethiometer just so in her palms and gazed at it in a particular lazy way, as she thought of it, the long needle would begin to move more purposefully.
As she moved to serve an old cuss at the far end things got back to normal for a lazy afternoon in a taproom.
A curly-haired dog which had been spending the night on a dry dunghill now rose in lazy fashion and, wagging its tail, walked slowly across the courtyard.
By God, everyone knows Bardo is the laziest man in the City, so if I can drink kalla and remembrance the Eddas, anyone can.
According to these books, the result of having lived with a brain which we think we direct using a kind of tiller, but which actually is continually affected by cross-winds, occasional storms, rain and warm sun that provokes us into lazy days, is that we have evolved a series of memories with different flavours.
Thinking of foamless waves made him remember lazy days spent on Lake Michigan.
The guildhall meetings they all troop into to mutter, over fine wines that would pay to feed fifteen starving families, about how the average guildsman is fundamentally lazy .