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such as idler. On this page you can see how to spell idler. Also,
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abandoned, abortive, asleep, at rest, barren, bootless, dead, deserted, down, dusty, empty, frivolous, fruitless, futile, groundless, hollow, inactive, indolent, inert, insignificant, irrelevant, jobless, lackadaisical, laid-off, leisured, motionless, nugatory, otiose, out of work, passive, pointless, quiet, rambling, redundant, rusty, shiftless, sleepy, slothful, sluggish, stationary, still, superficial, trivial, unavailing, uncultivated, unemployed, unhelpful, unnecessary, unoccupied, unproductive, unsuccessful, untouched, unused, useless, vacant, vain, void, waste, Resting, Workless, mothballed, not serious, on the shelf, closed down, of no avail, on the bench, taking it easy.
bystander, goof-off, idler, laggard, lounger, observer, slouch, sluggard, spectator, spud, viewer, lazy person, inactive person, lazy-bones, lotuseater, sofa spud, televiewer, television viewer, tv viewer, tv-viewer, video-gazer.
bum, clock watcher, deadbeat, good-for-nothing, layabout, lazybones, malingerer, moocher, shirker, sloth, sponger, lotus eater.
leech, parasite, slug.
beggar, bum, clock watcher, couch potato, dawdler, do-nothing, drone, freeloader, goldbrick, good-for-nothing, goof-off, layabout, lazybones, lingerer, loafer, loiterer, lounge lizard, mendicant, mooch, moocher, mope, ne'er-do-well, panhandler, scrounger, slacker, slouch, sloucher, slowpoke, sponger, vagrant, wastrel, dilly-dallyer.
dawdler, laggard, lagger, lingerer, loiterer, procrastinator, slowpoke, straggler, Tarrier, dilly-dallier, dawdlers, slow starter.
beachcomber, do-nothing, ne'er-do-well, wanderer, waster, wastrel.
bootlicker, hanger-on, scrounger, taker, scroungers, dependents, takers.
Examples of usage:
– The Way of Ambition by Robert Hichens
– Poems with Power to Strengthen the Soul by Various
– The Old Wives' Tale by Arnold Bennett
– Halleck's New English Literature by Reuben P. Halleck
– Vailima-Letters by Stevenson, Robert Louis