Definition of lazybones in English:

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lazybones

Pronunciation: /ˈleɪzɪbəʊnz/

noun (plural same)

informal
A lazy person (often as a form of address): ‘Come for a healthy walk then, lazybones.’
More example sentences
  • Though small, they can do wonders because frantically attacking these pests will keep the lazybones on their toes.
  • ‘Get up, lazybones.’
  • He's been called, variously, a showboat, a stud, a lazybones, a workhorse, a whiner, a powerhouse, an overachiever, an underachiever, you name it.
Synonyms
Australian/New Zealand informal bludger
archaic wastrel
French archaic fainéant

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