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Definition of bone idle adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

bone idle

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˌbəʊn ˈaɪdl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌboʊn ˈaɪdl//
 
(old-fashioned, British English, informal) Lazy
 
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very lazy See related entries: Lazy Word Originearly 19th cent.: expressing idle through to the bone.