AskDefine | Define sluggard

Dictionary Definition

sluggard n : an idle slothful person [syn: slug]

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English

Noun

  1. A person who is lazy, stupid, or idle by habit.
  2. A person slow to begin necessary work, a slothful person.
  3. A fearful or cowardly person, a poltroon.

Translations

lazy or idle person

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

bum, clock watcher, dallier, dawdle, dawdler, diddler, dillydallier, do-nothing, dolittle, doodler, drone, faineant, foot-dragger, gentleman of leisure, goldbrick, goldbricker, goof-off, idler, laggard, lazybones, lie-abed, lingerer, loafer, loiterer, loller, lotus-eater, lounger, lubber, mope, moper, plodder, potterer, procrastinator, putterer, shirker, sleepyhead, slouch, sloucher, slow goer, slow-foot, slowbelly, slowpoke, slug, slugabed, snail, stick-in-the-mud, time killer, time waster, tortoise, trifler, waiter on Providence
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