idle man

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synonyms for idle man

On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to idle man, such as: cadger, freeloader, moocher, and sponger.

How to use idle man in a sentence

  • I tell you, they had to stand to their tackle: there was no idle man aboard that ship, God knows.

  • He likes being in office because it gives him something to do; but he would never be an idle man.

    The Prime Minister | Anthony Trollope
  • Not that he was an idle man, but that he would not work at his oars in the only approved method of making progress for his boat.

    Orley Farm | Anthony Trollope
  • Was I fancying myself a poet, only because I was an idle man, and had lost the woman I loved?

    In the Days of My Youth | Amelia Ann Blandford Edwards
  • Then I might have been fit for the plaything of an idle man, but that time is past.

    A Tatter of Scarlet | S. R. Crockett

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