lazy

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈleɪzi/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈleɪzi/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(lāzē)


Inflections of 'lazy' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
lazier
adj comparative
laziest
adj superlative
Inflections of 'lazy' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
lazies
v 3rd person singular
lazying
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
lazied
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
lazied
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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lazy

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. is (such) a lazy person
  2. a lazy [weekend, Sunday, afternoon]
  3. a lazy [boy, girl, child, student, teacher]
  4. a lazy [try, attempt, effort] (at)
  5. am too lazy to [go, make, do]
  6. stop being so lazy
  7. are [so, just plain] lazy
  8. am being lazy about the [work, project]
  9. lazy and [stupid, incompetent]
  10. slang: you lazy ass
  11. floating [on, down] the lazy river
  12. has a lazy eye
  13. [eat off, serve on] the lazy Susan
additional examples
  1. is (such) a lazy person
  2. a lazy [weekend, Sunday, afternoon]
  3. a lazy [boy, girl, child, student, teacher]
  4. a lazy [try, attempt, effort] (at)
  5. am too lazy to [go, make, do]
  6. stop being so lazy
  7. are [so, just plain] lazy
  8. am being lazy about the [work, project]
  9. lazy and [stupid, incompetent]
  10. slang: you lazy ass
  11. slang: my lazy-ass [boyfriend, co-worker]
  12. slang: [sitting on, get off] your lazy ass
  13. floating [on, down] the lazy river
  14. has a lazy eye
  15. [eat off, serve on] the lazy Susan
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