(adjective, verb)


1. moving slowly and gently

- up a lazy river

- lazy white clouds

- at a lazy pace

Similar word(s): slow

2. unwilling to do work or make an effort.

- too lazy to wash the dishes

Similar word(s): idle, inert, sluggish, torpid, faineant, indolent, otiose, slothful

Sentences with lazy as an adjective:

- Get out of bed, you lazy lout!

- I love staying inside and reading on a lazy Sunday.

- We strolled along beside a lazy stream.

- a lazy-eared rabbit

- a lazy algorithm


1. (informal) To laze, act in a lazy manner