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Definition of "do-little" []

  • Informal A lazy person. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "do-little" in a sentence
  • "It turns out that The Audience saw no need to win as, not only is he in The Brigade, the do-little alliance that "runs the house," and "drops grenades," but he and Hayden had also made a secret side alliance with Brendon and Boobiac shortly before evictions hit, to promise to trim off Ragan and Bitchney, for the sins of making friends with the other two Brigade members."
  • "It is also a tragedy, because if he had lived, his legacy would have been much the same as that of Bill Clinton – an uncomprimising womanizer and do-little president."
  • "Finally, Democracy Now! chatted with longtime author, leading climate change activist and founder of Bill McKibben who said that the WikiLeaks cables show that "the U.S. was both bullying and buying countries into endorsing their do-little position on climate.""