bone-idle


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bone-idle

Extremely lazy. Can you please get Billy to go to the playground or something? He's just laying around all day, being bone-idle.

ˌbone ˈidle

(British English, informal) (of a person) very lazy: The family consists of Vera, her intensely irritating husband and her two bone idle sons.
See also: bone, idle
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I have a few words to say to the arrogant, bone-idle 36-year-old person who says that pensioners should stop saying they are hard done by.
You might find it hard to believe, but I am bone-idle lazy.
Getting the bone-idle to sweat for a living will give them self-esteem, plus working stiffs won't have to support sad-sack sloths anymore.
Take My Mother-In- Law is back for a second series of the battleaxes versus the bone-idle as mum moves out and the mother-in-law moves in.
Fergie (inset) publicly backs the bone-idle Bulgarian but privately must be searching everywhere for the receipt.
To all the scrounging asylum seekers and our own several million bone-idle dossers, single mothers and ex-council workers who can't do a hard day's work because of bad backs, it will mean nothing.
LOVE RAT: Bone idle Jack with Jane in happier days Pictures: ROSS PARRY' SECRET AFFAIR: Jack and his mistress Linda Noble' LOVE NEST: Bone-idle Jack sunned himself in Malaga' BETRAYED: Jane worked non-stop to fund her lazy husband
Even though the writing isn't quite in the same razor-sharp league as Will and Grace, this still manages to shoe-horn in some cutting one-liners, such as when Lucy accuses the bone-idle Lee of being a caveman at heart.
These bone-idle tenants have untold girlfriends and a large number of kids, then say they don't know who the fathers are.
THE bone-idle waster should stop sponging off his mum and go out into the world like any other bloke.
Will skinny Californian control-freak Kate finally allow herself to crack a smile at Lee's non-stop one-liners and admit that what she really needs isn't more yoga or therapy, but a hopeless, bone-idle Brit who makes her laugh?
Many people who claim incapacity benefits are just bone-idle and some are accomplished liars.
The not-very pregnant but bone-idle Kim has now got her best mate Sharon waiting on her hand and foot.
She says her parents, the inexorable Fergie and the bone-idle Andrew, are 'the best people in the world' and the Queen is 'the most amazing woman anyone could ever meet'.
O'Brien said that the big-race atmosphere suited Oratorio, who had looked decidedly bone-idle in his previous race when third in the St James's Palace Stakes.