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Main Entry: 1idle
Pronunciation: primarystressimacrd-schwal
Function: adjective
Inflected Form(s): idler /primarystressimacrd-lschwar, -schwal-schwar/; idlest /primarystressimacrd-lschwast, -schwal-schwast/
1 : having no worth or basis <idle rumors> <idle chatter>
2 : not being used or employed <idle workers> <idle factories> <idle hours>
3 : LAZY 1
- idle·ness /primarystressimacrd-schwal-nschwas/ noun
- idly /primarystressimacrd-lemacron, -schwal-emacron/ adverb

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