idler definition

  • noun:
    • One who idles; one who spends their time in inaction.
    • a person who idles; a lazy individual; a sluggard.
    • One who idles; one that uses his amount of time in inaction; a lazy individual; a sluggard.
    • person who has continual time duties aboard ship, and keeps no regular view.
    • An idle wheel or pulley. See under Idle.
    • One who idles; one who spends his time in inaction, or without occupation or work; a lounging or sluggish person; a sluggard.
    • Nautical, a part of a ship's crew who's not required to help keep night-watch.
    • aboard a whaler, a person who is not needed to assist in the capture of whales.
    • In machinery, an idle-wheel.
    • In railroading, an empty vehicle; a clear.
    • person who does no work

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