lazy (adjective) LISTEN
If someone is lazy, it means that they don’t like to do any work.
- He’s a very lazy boy. He never does his homework.
It can also mean that someone doesn’t want to do something at that moment.
- Let’s drive to the party. I know it isn’t far but I’m feeling lazy!
If a day is lazy, it means that you don’t do very much on that day.
- I had a lazy day yesterday. I read my book and watched movies all day!
A lazybones is someone who is lazy. If someone doesn’t want to do something, we sometimes say that they are a lazybones. For example, “Wake up, lazybones! You have to go to work.”
In pop culture
Do you know “The Lazy Song” by Bruno Mars? It’s about feeling lazy and having a lazy day. Listen for these words in the song: “Today I don’t feel like doing anything.”
There are other meanings of lazy.