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Definition of lazy adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (lazier, laziest)
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  1. 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.
  2. 2not involving much energy or activity; slow and relaxed We spent a lazy day on the beach.
  3. 3(disapproving) showing a lack of effort or care a lazy piece of work
  4. 4(literary) moving slowly synonym torpid the lazy river
adverb She woke up and stretched lazily. The birds circled lazily above our heads.
noun [uncountable]
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