lazy ADJECTIVE (lazier, laziest) 1) unwilling to work or use energy. 2) showing or characterized by a lack of effort or care.
DERIVATIVES lazily adverb laziness noun.
ORIGIN perhaps related to Low German lasich 'languid, idle' .

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