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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Not working or busy. Or to run slowly.

Usage examples (41)
  • X - and Z-axis rapid feeds are 30m/min, resulting in short idle times.
  • Not all in idle wantonness do tramps carve their monicas, dates, and courses.
  • (Applause) Our men and women at home did not remain idle and create a rebellion.
  • Caliban who has pondered Setebos, and who acts as you act, in idle moments, by whim and fancy. for more
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