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A particularly lazy or indolent person. Come on, lazy-bones, you've spent half the day in bed. Time to get up and be productive!

lazy man's load

A large amount that should be carried over multiple trips, but which a person tries to carry all at once in order to avoid making a second trip. Stop trying to take a lazy man's load—take two trips to bring the groceries in or you'll end up breaking something.
See also: lazy, load
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It means self-denial and our having to say "no" to our laziness, desire for comfort, tendency to cut corners, and the preference to take the easy way out.
That is if you consider it laziness to save time and energy that you might enjoy doing something else.
Laziness is a plague because it places an inordinate burden on leadership and team morale, and it must be addressed.
People's laziness here does show in their manners," said the 27-yearold.
Ebrahim Abdul Baseer, another worshipper, said this is a big problem particularly in remote areas, where the imams feel they can get away with their laziness.
Whether due to resources or time or just plain laziness, directors Marc and Nick Francis have fashioned a rather shapeless movie that raises many good points but fails to fully investigate its findings.
The spirited self-starter, who paid her own way through college by working several part-time jobs, says she now believes that being envious was an excuse for her laziness.
Researchers have observed that some animals are born into laziness.
Our affluent laziness becomes resentment, then spite, and finally hatred.
And partly because I was genuinely upset to see Forsythe, an artist I had, admittedly with reservations, admired, so absorbed by his own ego (or perhaps cut down by intellectual laziness and lack of aesthetic rigor) that it had apparently devoured his talent.
There seems to be an inherent laziness, a desire to have everything all done for them.
Later elaborations will develop both sides of this picture, connecting the hillbilly to pioneer roots and pre-modern authenticity on the one hand, and to laziness, profligate and deviant sexuality, and violence on the other.
But some of it reflects laziness and cowardice on the part of American corporate executives.
Given the media tendency toward laziness and its attendant swarming, many stories about this phenomenon of withdrawal have appeared recently.