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Idle

I´dle
a.1.Of no account; useless; vain; trifling; unprofitable; thoughtless; silly; barren.
Down their idle weapons dropped.
- Milton.
This idle story became important.
- Macaulay.
2.Not called into active service; not turned to appropriate use; unemployed; as, idle hours.
The idle spear and shield were high uphing.
- Milton.
3.Not employed; unoccupied with business; inactive; doing nothing; as, idle workmen.
Why stand ye here all the day idle?
- Matt. xx. 6.
4.Given rest and ease; averse to labor or employment; lazy; slothful; as, an idle fellow.
5.Light-headed; foolish.
Idle pulley
(Mach.) a pulley that rests upon a belt to tighten it; a pulley that only guides a belt and is not used to transmit power.
Idle wheel
(Mach.) a gear wheel placed between two others, to transfer motion from one to the other without changing the direction of revolution.
In idle
in vain.
- Chaucer.
v. i.1.To lose or spend time in inaction, or without being employed in business.
[imp. & p. p. Idled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Idling .]
v. t.1.To spend in idleness; to waste; to consume; - often followed by away; as, to idle away an hour a day.
Verb1.idle - run disconnected or idle; "the engine is idling"
Synonyms: tick over
Antonyms:
run - be operating, running or functioning; "The car is still running--turn it off!"
2.idle - be idle; exist in a changeless situation; "The old man sat and stagnated on his porch"; "He slugged in bed all morning"
Synonyms: laze, slug, stagnate
Antonyms:
work - exert oneself by doing mental or physical work for a purpose or out of necessity; "I will work hard to improve my grades"; "she worked hard for better living conditions for the poor"
Adj.1.idle - not in action or at work; "an idle laborer"; "idle drifters"; "the idle rich"; "an idle mind"
Antonyms:
busy - actively or fully engaged or occupied; "busy with her work"; "a busy man"; "too busy to eat lunch"; "the line is busy"
2.idle - without a basis in reason or fact; "baseless gossip"; "the allegations proved groundless"; "idle fears"; "unfounded suspicions"; "unwarranted jealousy"
3.idle - not in active use; "the machinery sat idle during the strike"; "idle hands"
Synonyms: unused
4.idle - silly or trivial; "idle pleasure"; "light banter"; "light idle chatter"
Synonyms: light
5.idle - lacking a sense of restraint or responsibility; "idle talk"; "a loose tongue"
Synonyms: loose
6.idle - not yielding a return; "dead capital"; "idle funds"
Synonyms: dead
7.idle - not having a job; "idle carpenters"; "jobless transients"; "many people in the area were out of work"
Synonyms: jobless, out of work
International Date Line, East [+1200] (TZ) To see yourself idling in your dream, denotes a faithless lover and accumulation of negative habits. To see idling people in your dream, signifies your tendency to not use your time and energy wisely in achieving your goals. To see an idle friend in your dream, denotes trouble for that friend.abortive, absurd, airy, amble, ambling, asinine, asleep, at a standstill, at anchor, at leisure, at liberty, at loose ends, available, baseless, be a sideliner, be still, bootless, brogue, bum, bum around, catchpenny, cautious, circumspect, claudicant, claudicate, coast, contemplative, coquet, crawl, crawling, creep, creeping, creeping like snail, dabble, dally, dally away, dead-still, delay, deliberate, diddle, diddle away, disengaged, do nothing, do-nothing, dog it, dogtrot, drag, drag along, drag out, dribble away, drift, drivel away, drone, easy, empty, faineant, fallow, faltering, fatuitous, fatuous, fiddle, fiddle with, fiddle-faddle, fidget with, finger with, fixed, flagging, flimsy, flirt, fool, fool around, fool away, fool with, foolish, foot-dragging, free, fribble, fribbling, fritter away, frivol, frivolous, frothy, fruitless, fust, futile, gentle, go dead slow, go slow, goldbrick, goof off, gradual, groundless, halting, hang around, hang fire, hibernate, hobble, hobbled, hobbling, hollow, horse around, idle away, ill-founded, immobile, immotive, inane, inch, inch along, insignificant, jerk off, jobless, jog-trot, kid around, kill, kill time, lackadaisical, laissez-aller, laissez-faire, lallygag, languid, languorous, laze, leisure, leisured, leisurely, lethargic, lie around, lie dormant, light, limp, limping, linger, listless, loaf, loafing, loiter, loiter about, loitering, loll, loll around, lollop around, lollygag, lounge, lounge around, lumbering, lumpen, mark time, meaningless, meditative, mess around, moderate, monkey, monkey around, mooch, mooch around, moon, moon around, mosey, motionless, moveless, muddle away, neuter, neutral, not budge, not stir, nugacious, nugatory, off, off duty, off work, open, otiose, out of commission, out of employ, out of harness, out of work, paralytic, paralyzed, passive, piddle, piss away, play, play around, play with, pointless, poke, poke along, poking, poky, potter, potter away, procrastinating, putter, quiescent, quiet, quietist, quietistic, redundant, relax, relaxed, reluctant, repose, rest, resting, retired, riding at anchor, saunter, sauntering, semiretired, senseless, shallow, shiftless, shuffle along, shuffling, silly, sit around, sit back, sit it out, slack, sleep, sleepy, slender, slight, slouch, slouch around, slow, slow as death, slow as molasses, slow as slow, slow-crawling, slow-foot, slow-going, slow-legged, slow-moving, slow-paced, slow-poky, slow-running, slow-sailing, slow-stepped, sluggish, slumber, smatter, smolder, snail-paced, snaillike, spare, stagger along, staggering, stagnant, stagnate, stagnating, stand around, standpat, static, stationary, statuelike, still, stock-still, stroll, strolling, superficial, take it easy, tarry, tentative, tinker, toddle, toddle along, toddling, tortoiselike, totter along, tottering, toy, toy with, traipse, trifle, trifle away, trifling, trite, trivial, trudging, turtlelike, twiddle, unavailing, unbased, unemployable, unfounded, unfruitful, ungrounded, unhurried, unimportant, unmoved, unmoving, unproductive, unsupportable, unsupported, unsustainable, unsustained, untenable, unused, unwarranted, useless, vacuous, vain, vapid, vegetable, vegetate, vegetative, waddle, waddling, wait and see, walk, waste, watch and wait, while away, windy, without basis, without foundation, workless, worm, worm along, worthless
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