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Correct spelling:
idler
Definition:
IDLY.

Synonyms:

adjective
idle
leisured, unhelpful, futile, rambling, laid-off, unsuccessful, abortive, abandoned, fruitless, quiet, empty, on the shelf, uncultivated, taking it easy, irrelevant, sluggish, vacant, void, passive, untouched, frivolous, hollow, not serious, Workless, groundless, dead, rusty, useless, out of work, otiose, jobless, deserted, unproductive, trivial, insignificant, superficial, waste, stationary, barren, lackadaisical, unused, at rest, unavailing, pointless, down, shiftless, on the bench, dusty, mothballed, of no avail, redundant, indolent, unoccupied, unemployed, inactive, inert, Resting, vain, nugatory, unnecessary, sleepy, closed down, asleep, motionless, slothful, still, bootless.
noun
couch potato
idler, sofa spud, video-gazer, bystander, tv-viewer, tv viewer, televiewer, viewer, inactive person, lazy person, television viewer, goof-off, sluggard, slouch, observer, spud, lotuseater, lazy-bones, laggard, lounger, spectator.
do-nothing
clock watcher, shirker, deadbeat, moocher, sloth, lotus eater, bum, sponger, malingerer, good-for-nothing, layabout, lazybones.
drone
slug, parasite, leech.
idler
goof-off, couch potato, sponger, bum, good-for-nothing, drone, dilly-dallyer, vagrant, mope, mendicant, loiterer, scrounger, panhandler, wastrel, beggar, slouch, goldbrick, lazybones, moocher, slowpoke, mooch, slacker, layabout, clock watcher, ne'er-do-well, do-nothing, lingerer, sloucher, loafer, freeloader, dawdler, lounge lizard.
laggard
laggard, Tarrier, lagger, straggler, dilly-dallier, slow starter, dawdler, dawdlers, slowpoke, lingerer, loiterer, procrastinator.
loafer
do-nothing, wanderer, beachcomber, ne'er-do-well, wastrel, waster.
malingerer
dodger.
parasite
hanger-on, takers, taker, scroungers, dependents, bootlicker, scrounger.
shirker
slacker, shirker.
sluggard
fainéant, sluggard.
Examples of usage:
  1. Teach me to live; no idler let me be, But in thy service hand and heart employ. – Poems with Power to Strengthen the Soul by Various
  2. If you choose to be an idler about the house, we shall have to endure it. – The Old Wives' Tale by Arnold Bennett
  3. These are in the spirit of the formal classical poets, and contain sententious couplets such as " An idler is a watch that wants both hands, As useless if it goes as when it stands." – Halleck's New English Literature by Reuben P. Halleck
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