- 1(disapproving) unwilling to work or be active; doing as little as possible synonym idle He was not stupid, just lazy. I was feeling too lazy to go out.
- 2not involving much energy or activity; slow and relaxed We spent a lazy day on the beach.
- 3(disapproving) showing a lack of effort or care a lazy piece of work
- 4(literary) moving slowly synonym torpid the lazy river
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NAmE//ˈleɪzəli//adverb She woke up and stretched lazily. The birds circled lazily above our heads.
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