idler (plural idlers)

  1. One who idles; one who spends his or her time in inaction.
  2. One who idles; a lazy person; a sluggard.
  3. (nautical, dated) Any member of a ship's crew who is not required to keep the night-watch
  4. A mechanical device such as a pulley or wheel that does not transmit power, but supports a moving belt etc.
Synonyms Translations
  • French: fainéant, fainéante
  • German: untätiger Mitarbeiter, untätige Mitarbeiterin
  • Russian: тунея́дец
  • Spanish: ocioso
Translations Adjective
  1. comparative form of idle

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