Words Like IDLE

We have put together a list of words that are similar to IDLE.

11 Alternative Words Similar to idle

1 Light Adjective      Synonym Words Like Light
2 Loose Adjective      Synonym Words Like Loose
3 Dead Adjective      Synonym Words Like Dead
4 Frivolous Adjective      Similar Words Like Frivolous
5 Inactive Adjective      Similar Words Like Inactive
6 Operation Noun      Synonym Words Like Operation
7 Run Verb      Antonym Words Like Run
8 Work Verb      Antonym Words Like Work
9 Idling Verb-intransitive      Form Words Like Idling
10 Waste Verb-transitive      Synonym Words Like Waste
11 Consume Verb-transitive      Synonym Words Like Consume

10 examples of idle

1 idle hours
2 idle workmen
3 an idle fellow
4 to idle away an hour a day
5 a loose tongue
6 an idle mind
7 the idle rich
8 idle drifters
9 jobless transients
10 many people in the area were out of work

10 definitions of idle

1 Of no account; useless; vain; trifling; unprofitable; thoughtless; silly; barren.
2 Not called into active service; not turned to appropriate use; unemployed.
3 Not employed; unoccupied with business; inactive; doing nothing.
4 Given rest and ease; averse to labor or employment; lazy; slothful.
5 Light-headed; foolish.
6 To lose or spend time in inaction, or without being employed in business.
7 To spend in idleness; to waste; to consume; -- often followed by away.
8 lacking a sense of restraint or responsibility
9 not in action or at work
10 not having a job
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