idler

[ ahyd-ler ]SEE DEFINITION OF idler

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR IDLER

Labour is not only a necessity and a duty, but a blessing: only the idler feels it to be a curse.

Fowell learnt very little at school, and was regarded as a dunce and an idler.

He was like an idler basking in the sun, conscious of nothing but just the warmth and comfort of it.

A likable chap, this Thorpe, but lazy—just an idler—he had concluded.

Garry was now the young Laird, and I was but an idler, a burden on the estate.

Yet Theodore Roosevelt had long since determined not to be an idler.

He was called a worthless fool, a regular drunkard and idler.

Well then, at any rate, you lose three years: for three years you are an idler.

He was smoking a cigarette with the seriousness of an idler.

I lounged up the side aisle like any other idler who has dropped into a church.

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