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American English: /ˈloʊdəsˌidər/
British English: /ˈləʊtəsiːtə/

Translation of lotus-eater in Spanish:


  • (Mythol)
    lotófago, (-ga) (masculine, feminine)
    he's a bit of a lotus-eater
    es bastante indolente
    Example sentences
    • Of course, with cable TV bringing into Indian drawing rooms visions of myriad destinations for everyone from lotus-eaters, the culture-buffs, and the backpackers, folks want to do a great deal more than armchair travelling.
    • Ennui would set in, as we sophisticated consumers became modern-day lotus-eaters, hooked on channel surfing and material comforts.
    • And look who they're for: not the lotus-eaters, but everyday folk.

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