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Definition 1: person who does no work - [noun denoting person]

Samples where layabout or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a lazy bum

Synonyms for layabout in the sense of this definition

(layabout is a kind of ...) a person who does nothing

(... is a kind of layabout ) one who behaves lightly or not seriously

(... is a kind of layabout ) someone who basks in the sunshine in order to get a suntan

(... is a kind of layabout ) a person without employment who makes money by various dubious schemes; goes about smartly dressed and having a good time

(... is a kind of layabout ) an idle slothful person

(... is a kind of layabout ) a person who shirks his work or duty (especially one who tries to evade military service in wartime)

(... is a kind of layabout ) a worthless lazy fellow

(... is a kind of layabout ) a person who stays in bed until a relatively late hour

(... is a kind of layabout ) a lazy person

(... is a kind of layabout ) an idle worthless person

(... is a kind of layabout ) someone who indulges in idle or absentminded daydreaming

(... is a kind of layabout ) someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind

(... is a kind of layabout ) someone who wastes time

(... is a kind of layabout ) an idler who spends much time on a couch (usually watching television)

(... is a kind of layabout ) a worker preoccupied with the arrival of quitting time

(... is a kind of layabout ) someone who whittles (usually as an idle pastime)

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