Definition of lurdan in English:


Line breaks: lur¦dan
Pronunciation: /ˈləːdən
(also lurdane) archaic


An idle or incompetent person.
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Lazy; good-for-nothing.
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  • Whenever Africans try to economise their own resources, the overdeveloped countries, defensively defamate reason as lurdan, unhelpful, and primitive.


Middle English: from Old French lourdin, from lourd 'heavy', lort 'foolish', from Latin luridus 'lurid'.

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