lackadaisically lackadaisically

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in an idle and lackadaisical manner

Usage(s):

  1. He sits lackadaisically in a rear seat of the courtroom.
  2. Firing Wen Ho Lee is unlikely to stop Republicans pursuing the charge that the Clinton administration responded lackadaisically to the security breach first revealed in 1995.
  3. It scarcely helps that Chaplin lackadaisically stands around in a tuxedo most of the evening looking like a rented escort at the wrong address.

Quotes

  1. "I'd throw one pitch lackadaisically, get amped on the next one and you can't pitch that way," Morrow said. "You've got to be the same on every pitch. I'm trying to find an effort level I can sustain for seven innings."
    on Mar 1, 2009 By: Brandon Morrow Source: TheNewsTribune.com

  2. "We came out so lackadaisically defensively," Hawks coach Mike Woodson said. "We gave up too many layups - behind our defense, through our defense. I bet we gave up 50 points on layups. We were awful in the first half."
    on Apr 1, 2005 By: Mike Woodson Source: TSN.ca

  3. "When a team is walking around lackadaisically like we were, you have to give them some direction," Mahorn said. "I told them that the game wasn't over, and that defense was going to win it."
    on May 24, 2005 By: Rick Mahorn Source: USA Today

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