Thesaurus / idled
other words for idled
- fall off
- be behind
- get no place fast
- hang back
- inch along
- lose strength
- put off
- slow up
opposites of idled
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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A final word on shopping for the best board gamesKeeping a few board games on hand is a wise move if you’re looking for a way to occupy idle hours or entertain a group of family and friends to keep the spirit of a gathering alive.
I also loved watching an excellent video presentation of Westminster Abbey by London’s famous Blue Badge certified guides, who did three videos a week while they were idled by the lockdown.
MY TRIP TO LONDON WAS CANCELED, SO I TOOK IT ON YOUTUBE INSTEADNANCY NATHANDECEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The city moved some employees to the property, so it hasn’t sat idle, but it has yet to fulfill the purpose the city intended – and it’s unclear when exactly it might.
REAL ESTATE DEBACLES LOOMED LARGE ON FAULCONER’S WATCHLISA HALVERSTADTDECEMBER 10, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Much of the medical staff idled, doing crossword puzzles and explaining they were forced to document everything by hand.
HOSPITALS FIGHTING COVID FACE ANOTHER CHALLENGE: HACKERSVERNE KOPYTOFFDECEMBER 5, 2020FORTUNE
Five cars were in front of me in the drive-through at my local McDonald’s, not counting the three or four idling in the waiting area of the parking lot.
THE MCRIB IS BACK AT MCDONALD’S, AND AFTER A TASTE, I STILL DON’T GET ITS CULT APPEALTIM CARMANDECEMBER 3, 2020WASHINGTON POST
While the freighters are full, air-cargo volume has tumbled this year because so much belly capacity is sitting idle.
AIRLINES ARE FACING ‘MISSION OF THE CENTURY’ IN SHIPPING COVID VACCINESMCKENNA MOOREDECEMBER 1, 2020FORTUNE
As Miss Newton idled over her embroidery he would lounge near her and make little jests about Hayes's age, size, and manners.
MITCHELHURST PLACE, VOL. I (OF 2)MARGARET VELEY
Here he idled, barely touched his drink, and passed the time in bantering the maid servant.
THE YOTSUYA KWAIDAN OR O'IWA INARIJAMES S. DE BENNEVILLE