Definitions for: Idler


[n] person who does no work; "a lazy bum"



Webster (1913) Definition: I"dler, n.
1. One who idles; one who spends his time in inaction; a lazy
person; a sluggard.

2. (Naut.) One who has constant day duties on board ship, and
keeps no regular watch. --Totten.

3. (Mach.) An idle wheel or pulley. See under Idle.

Synonyms: bum, do-nothing, layabout, loafer

See Also: clock watcher, couch potato, dallier, dawdler, daydreamer, dillydallier, drone, goldbrick, good-for-naught, good-for-nothing, goof-off, laggard, lagger, lazybones, lie-abed, loon, lounger, mope, ne'er-do-well, nonworker, shirker, slacker, slug, slugabed, sluggard, spiv, sunbather, trailer, trifler, whittler, woolgatherer

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