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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In an inactive manner.

Usage examples (41)
  • This is what I always imagined myself doing in the south of France, sitting idly, drinking coffee, watching the people
  • Verb (used without object) : to idle along the avenue
  • Verb (used with object) : to idle away the afternoon. ,The strike idled many workers. ,I waited in the car while idling the engine
  • Noun : a cold engine that stalls at idle for more
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