layabout : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  person who does no work

  • In the new film she plays a boozing, pot-smoking layabout named Joleen, whose redeeming virtue is a fierce love for her daughter, Tara (AnnaSophia Robb).
  • Their daughter (Jessica McManus) thinks only getting a nose job and washing her hair, which she can't do nearly enough of because Larry's live-in, layabout brother (Richard Kind .
  • In that most American of plays, Death of a Salesman, Willy Loman, father of two layabout sons, is stunned to find that his neighbor's boy is arguing a case before the Supreme Court .
News & Articles

  • Living in terror
    He had threatened to kill her before. Layabout stoner Nicholas Brooks got so enraged during arguments with swimsuit-designer girlfriend Sylvie Cachay that he would erupt into death threats, one of Cachay’s girlfriends testified yesterday. “She told me that he would get so angry that he would threaten to kill...
    June 12, 2013 - New York Post
  • Swimsuit designer Sylvie Cachay had written to-do list for boyfriend before her death
    She forgot to add, “Don’t murder me.” In the weeks before she was found submerged in a Soho House bathtub, swimsuit designer Sylvie Cachay penned an epic “to-do” list for her layabout, decade-younger boyfriend, who is now on trial for her murder. “Get a job,” the tragic beauty wrote...
    June 8, 2013 - New York Post

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