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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. a lazy or shiftless person.

  2. (adj.)characterized by inability or unwillingness to assume responsibility, work toward a goal, or the like.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. idler, loafer, do-nothing, layabout, bum(adj)

    person who does no work

    "a lazy bum"

  2. do-nothing(a)(adj)

    characterized by inability or unwillingness to work toward a goal or assume responsibility

    "a do-nothing government"


  1. do-nothing(Noun)

    A lazy person.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Do-nothing(adj)

    doing nothing; inactive; idle; lazy; as, a do-nothing policy


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