Explicație idle în Dicționarul Englez Englez

idle

('īdəl )

verb
run disconnected or idle
"the engine is idling"

verb
be idle
exist in a changeless situation
"The old man sat and stagnated on his porch"
"He slugged in bed all morning"

adjectiv
not in active use
"the machinery sat idle during the strike"
"idle hands"

adjectiv
not in action or at work
"an idle laborer"
"idle drifters"
"the idle rich"
"an idle mind"

adjectiv
not having a job
"idle carpenters"
"jobless transients"
"many people in the area were out of work"

adjectiv
not yielding a return
"dead capital"
"idle funds"

adjectiv
lacking a sense of restraint or responsibility
"idle talk"
"a loose tongue"

adjectiv
silly or trivial
"idle pleasure"
"light banter"
"light idle chatter"

adjectiv
without a basis in reason or fact
"baseless gossip"
"the allegations proved groundless"
"idle fears"
"unfounded suspicions"
"unwarranted jealousy"




Antonime:
(adjectiv) busy
(verb) work, run



Sinonime:
(adjectiv) baseless, dead, groundless, jobless, light, loose, unfounded, unused, unwarranted
(verb) laze, slug, stagnate