"faineant kings under whose rule the country languished"; "an indolent hanger-on"; "too lazy to wash the dishes"; "shiftless idle youth"; "slothful employees"; "the unemployed are not necessarily work-shy"
An irresponsible or lazy person.
Origin: From faineant, alteration of feignant, present participle of feindre, modelled on fait + neant
doing nothing; shiftless
a do-nothing; an idle fellow; a sluggard
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