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idle

noun: the state of an engine or other mechanism that is idling; "the car engine was running at idle"

verb: run disconnected or idle; "the engine is idling"

verb: be idle; exist in a changeless situation; "The old man sat and stagnated on his porch"; "He slugged in bed all morning"

adj: not in action or at work; "an idle laborer"; "idle drifters"; "the idle rich"; "an idle mind"

adj: without a basis in reason or fact; "baseless gossip"; "the allegations proved groundless"; "idle fears"; "unfounded suspicions"; "unwarranted jealousy"

adj: not in active use; "the machinery sat idle during the strike"; "idle hands"

adj: silly or trivial; "idle pleasure"; "light banter"; "light idle chatter"

adj: lacking a sense of restraint or responsibility; "idle talk"; "a loose tongue"

adj: not yielding a return; "dead capital"; "idle funds"

adj: not having a job; "idle carpenters"; "jobless transients"; "many people in the area were out of work"


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idle

Length: 4 letters

Scrabble value: 5

Words with Friends value: 6

Literati value: 4

TWL (USA): Found

SOWPODS (UK): Found


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