lazily lazily  /ˈlæ zə li/

Definition(s):

  1. (adv) in a slow and lazy manner
  2. (adv) in an idle manner

Usage(s):

  1. A fat Parson's chameleon lies lazily on a branch, beady eyes scanning for dinner.
  2. The citizens of Xiaoli village move lazily, a languor born of chronic underemployment.
  3. The passengers called to the driver; he paid no attention to their cries, but leaned lazily back driving with one hand, reckless and grinning.

News

  1. Change looms for Buford park

    On a recent day on the pastoral Lane County park land north of Mount Pisgah, cattle grazed lazily in a large grassy field. Workers loaded bales of hay into a truck in an adjacent field. And a third meadow, surrounded by black cottonwood, Oregon ash and big-leaf maple trees, sat …
    on June 9, 2013     Source: The Register-Guard

  2. Illinois athlete charged with disorderly conduct for exposing himself in team’s annual yearbook photo

    Oh, those pesky prep pranksters. Sometimes they’re pulling stunts out of Animal House, sometimes they’re lazily pulling the old “snap my shorts!” trick, slipping their genitals out for all to see in perpetuity. Now, a 16-year-old who pulled just such a stunt during his team’s annual yearbook photo is facing charges after his school was forced to pull back all of its initial copies of the ...
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Prep Rally via Yahoo! Sports

  3. 'Archie' Is Getting A Live Action Zombie Film Because Hollywood Ran Out Of Anything Better

    The recent spate of lazily jamming incongruent figures into horror films ( Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters , and the upcoming adaptation of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies ) has now added a new notch to its belt— Archie comics.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: ScreenCrave

Quotes

  1. "For the last 40 plus years our nation has increasingly drifted lazily toward the falls of godless postmodern values, rejecting God's standards in favor of a reinterpreted anything goes morality. Soon we will reach the precipice of no return unless...
    on Jul 27, 2008 By: Sir John Franklin Source: WorldNetDaily

  2. "He's a little bit off. I'm working on his rhythm and his hand path," said Brantley. "He's kind of lazily working the barrel out there and it has no snap to it quite yet. So I've got to get his weight back underneath him so he can drive the...
    on May 18, 2007 By: Mickey Brantley Source: Canada.com

  3. In The Guardian, Polly Toynbee writes that "even in lazily cynical Britain" the population "will all remember where we were today."
    on Jan 21, 2009 By: Polly Toynbee Source: AlterNet

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