Definition of Lazybones

1. Noun. A lazy person.

Language type: Colloquialism
Generic synonyms: Bum, Do-nothing, Idler, Layabout, Loafer

Definition of Lazybones

1. n. A lazy person.

Definition of Lazybones

1. Noun. (slang) A person who is lazy; one who is inactive and without ambition. ¹

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Definition of Lazybones

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lazybones

lazy Susan
lazy daisy
lazy daisy stitch
lazy eight
lazy eights
lazy evaluation
lazy evaluations
lazy eye
lazy initialisation
lazy initialisations
lazy initialization
lazy initializations
lazy leucocyte syndrome
lazybones (current term)

Literary usage of Lazybones

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1. St. Nicholasby Mary Mapes Dodge by Mary Mapes Dodge (1909)
"Serial Story Ralph Henry Barbour 509 Illustrated by С. М. Relyea. Jingles Deborah Ege Olds 516 "Contented Little lazybones," "The Sun and the . ..."

2. The Children's Great Texts of the Bible by James Hastings (1920)
"lazybones. I went by the field of the slothful . . . And, lo, it was all grown over with thorns, The face thereof was covered with nettles, And the stone ..."

3. A Plain and Literal Translation of the Arabian Nights Entertainments: Now by Richard Francis Burton, Kama̜ Shastra society, Benares (1885)
"... ABU MOHAMMED MIGHT lazybones. IT is told that Harun al-Rashid was sitting one day on the throne of the Caliphate, when there came in to him a youth of ..."

4. Catalogue of English Prose Fiction and Books for the Young in the Lower Hall Boston Public Library by Boston Public Library (1885)
"Adventures, The, of Prince lazybones. Adventures, The, of Rob Roy. Grant, J... Adventures, The, of Robinson Playfellow, Hays, H Adventures, The, ..."

5. The Nursery by Fanny P Seaverns, John L. Shorey (Firm (1873)
"Young lazybones is smooth and sleek, Young lazybones is fat; His eye sits drowsing ... Not all the noise that they can make Would rouse Young lazybones. ..."

6. The Cornhill Magazine by George Smith (1872)
""Go on spinning, you girls," said the lazybones; " I'll take it back myself. ... But the lazybones took the shroud, opened the window, and said :— "There, ..."

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