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Definition of "lazy" []

  • Resistant to work or exertion; disposed to idleness. (adjective)
  • Slow-moving; sluggish: a lazy river. (adjective)
  • Conducive to idleness or indolence: a lazy summer day. (adjective)
  • Depicted as reclining or lying on its side. Used of a brand on livestock. (adjective)

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 "lazy" in a sentence
  • "In repose now, he would not be simply lazy; he would be _being lazy_."
  • "She turned her head to look at him, staring at the ceiling, his expression lazy and pleased."
  • "The term lazy writing doesn't even do what I'm thinking justice because they really showed how much they've hacked this concept to bits."