7 Definitions of Idle

The meaning of the word idle, the definition of Idle:

superl. - Of no account; useless; vain; trifling; unprofitable; thoughtless; silly; barren.

superl. - Not called into active service; not turned to appropriate use; unemployed; as, idle hours.

superl. - Not employed; unoccupied with business; inactive; doing nothing; as, idle workmen.

superl. - Given rest and ease; averse to labor or employment; lazy; slothful; as, an idle fellow.

superl. - Light-headed; foolish.

v. i. - To lose or spend time in inaction, or without being employed in business.

v. t. - To spend in idleness; to waste; to consume; -- often followed by away; as, to idle away an hour a day.

The word "idle" uses 4 letters: D E I L

Direct anagrams of idle:

deil deli diel lied

Words formed by adding one letter before or after idle, or to idle in any order:

a - ailed ideal   b - bield   d - idled   e - edile elide   f - felid field filed flied   g - gelid glide   k - liked   m - limed   n - lined   o - oiled oldie   p - piled plied   r - idler riled   s - deils delis idles isled sidle slide   t - tilde tiled   v - devil lived   w - wield wiled   y - yield  

Shorter words found within idle:

de del die dl ed el eld id ie il led lei li lid lie

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