idle

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1 idle /ˈaɪdl̟/ adjective
1 idle
/ˈaɪdl̟/
adjective
Learner's definition of IDLE
: not working, active, or being used
: not having any real purpose or value
somewhat old-fashioned : trying to avoid work : lazy

— idleness

/ˈaɪdl̟nəs/ noun [noncount]
2 idle /ˈaɪdl̟/ verb
idles; idled; idling
2 idle
/ˈaɪdl̟/
verb
idles; idled; idling
Learner's definition of IDLE
of an engine or vehicle : to run without being connected for doing useful work
[no object]
[+ object]
: to spend time doing nothing or nothing useful
[no object]
[+ object]
+ away
[+ object] US : to cause (someone or something) to stop working : to make (someone or something) idle
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