La·zy a. [Compar. Lazier superl. Laziest.]
1. Disinclined to action or exertion; averse to labor; idle; shirking work.
2. Inactive; slothful; slow; sluggish; as, a lazy stream. “The night owl's lazy flight.”
3. Wicked; vicious. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.]
Lazy tongs, a system of jointed bars capable of great extension, originally made for picking up something at a distance, now variously applied in machinery.
Syn: -- Idle; indolent; sluggish; slothful. See Idle.
adj 1: moving slowly and gently; "up a lazy river"; "lazy white
clouds"; "at a lazy pace"
2: disinclined to work or exertion; "faineant kings under whose
rule the country languished"; "an indolent hanger-on";
"too lazy to wash the dishes"; "shiftless idle youth";
"slothful employees"; "the unemployed are not necessarily
work-shy" [syn: faineant, indolent, otiose, slothful,
[also: laziest, lazier]