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IDLE

'IDLE' is a 4 letter word starting with I and ending with E

Crossword clues for 'IDLE'

ClueAnswer

Not occupied (4)IDLE
Avoiding work; lazy (4)
Not working (4)
Doing nothing (4)
Reluctant to work (4)
Twiddling one's thumbs (4)
Kind of chat (4)
Killing time (4)
On break, say (4)
On a break (4)
Not doing anything (4)
Avoiding work (4)
Just sitting around (4)
Like some chatter or threats (4)
Run in neutral (4)
Just lying around (4)
Just hanging around (4)
Empty, as threats (4)
Sit at a four-way stop, say (4)
Gathering dust (4)

Synonyms, crossword answers and other related words for IDLE

We hope that the following list of synonyms for the word idle will help you to finish your crossword today. We've arranged the synonyms in length order so that they are easier to find.

3 letter words

BUM - OFF - SIT - TOY

4 letter words

AIRY - DRAG - EASY - FOOL - FREE - FUST - HANG - IDLE - INCH - KILL - LAZE - LAZY - LIMP - LOAF - LOLL - MOON - MUCK - OPEN - PLAY - POKE - POKY - REST - SLOW - VAIN - VOID - WALK - WORM

5 letter words

AMBLE - COAST - CRAWL - CREEP - DALLY - DELAY - DOG IT - DRIFT - DRONE - EMPTY - FIXED - FLEET - FLIRT - INANE - INERT - LIGHT - MOOCH - MOSEY - QUIET - RELAX - SILLY - SLACK - SLEEP - SPARE - STAND - STILL - TARRY - TRITE - VAPID - WASTE - WINDY

6 letter words

ABSURD - ASLEEP - BROGUE - COQUET - DABBLE - DAWDLE - DIDDLE - FALLOW - FIDDLE - FIDGET - FLIMSY - FRIVOL - FROTHY - FUTILE - GENTLE - GO SLOW - HOBBLE - HOLLOW - LATENT - LINGER - LOITER - LOUNGE - LUMPEN - MONKEY - NEUTER - OTIOSE - PIDDLE - POKING - POTTER - PUTTER - REPOSE - SEDENT - SLEEPY - SLIGHT - SLOUCH - STATIC - STROLL - SUPINE - TINKER - TODDLE - TOTTER - TRIFLE - UNUSED - VACANT - WADDLE

7 letter words

AMBLING - ASININE - BE STILL - DOGTROT - DORMANT - DRAG OUT - FATUOUS - FOOLISH - FRIBBLE - GOOF OFF - GRADUAL - HALTING - HOBBLED - JERK OFF - JOBLESS - JOG-TROT - LANGUID - LEISURE - LIMPING - LOAFING - NEUTRAL - NOT BUSY - NOT STIR - OFF DUTY - OFF WORK - PASSIVE - RELAXED - RESTING - RETIRED - SAUNTER - SHALLOW - SIT BACK - SLENDER - SLUMBER - SMATTER - SMOLDER - TOY WITH - TRAIPSE - TRIVIAL - TWIDDLE - UNBASED - UNMOVED - USELESS - VACUOUS - WORK SHY - WORK-SHY

8 letter words

ABORTIVE - AT ANCHOR - BASELESS - BOOTLESS - CAUTIOUS - CRAWLING - CREEPING - DILATORY - FAINEANT - FLAGGING - FOOL AWAY - FOOL WITH - HANG FIRE - HOBBLING - IDLE AWAY - IMMOBILE - IMMOTIVE - INACTIVE - INDOLENT - KILL TIME - LALLYGAG - LEISURED - LISTLESS - LOLLYGAG - MARK TIME - MODERATE - MOVELESS - NOT BUDGE - NUGATORY - PISS AWAY - PLAY WITH - QUIETIST - SIT IT OUT - SLOTHFUL - SLOW-FOOT - SLOW-POKY - SLUGGISH - SMOULDER - SPECIOUS - STAGNANT - STAGNATE - STANDPAT - TICK OVER - TODDLING - TRIFLING - TRUDGING - UNMOVING - VEGETATE - WADDLING - WORKLESS

9 letter words

AT LEISURE - AT LIBERTY - AVAILABLE - BUM AROUND - DALLY AWAY - DEAD-STILL - DO NOTHING - DO-NOTHING - DRAG ALONG - FALTERING - FATUITOUS - FRIBBLING - FRIVOLOUS - FRUITLESS - GOLDBRICK - HIBERNATE - INCH ALONG - KID AROUND - LEISURELY - LETHARGIC - LIE AROUND - LOITERING - LUMBERING - NOT MOVING - NUGACIOUS - OUT OF WORK - PARALYSED - PARALYTIC - PARALYZED - POINTLESS - POKE ALONG - QUIESCENT - REDUNDANT - RELUCTANT - SENSELESS - SHIFTLESS - SHUFFLING - SIT AROUND - SLOW-GOING - SLOW-PACED - SNAILLIKE - STROLLING - TENTATIVE - TOTTERING - UNFOUNDED - UNHURRIED - UNTENABLE - VEGETABLE - WHILE AWAY - WORM ALONG - WORTHLESS

10 letter words

BE DILATORY - CATCHPENNY - CLAUDICANT - CLAUDICATE - DELIBERATE - DIDDLE AWAY - DISENGAGED - DRIVEL AWAY - FIDDLE WITH - FIDGET WITH - FINGER WITH - FOOL AROUND - GO DEAD SLOW - GROUNDLESS - HANG AROUND - ILL-FOUNDED - LANGUOROUS - LIE DORMANT - LOLL AROUND - MEDITATIVE - MESS AROUND - MOON AROUND - MOTIONLESS - MUDDLE AWAY - PLAY AROUND - POTTER AWAY - QUIETISTIC - SAUNTERING - SLOW AS SLOW - SLOW-LEGGED - SLOW-MOVING - SNAIL-PACED - STAGGERING - STAGNATING - STATIONARY - STATUELIKE - STOCK-STILL - TAKE IT EASY - TRIFLE AWAY - TURTLELIKE - UNAVAILING - UNEMPLOYED - UNFRUITFUL - UNGROUNDED - UNOCCUPIED - VEGETATIVE - WAIT AND SEE

11 letter words

AT LOOSE ENDS - BETWEEN JOBS - CIRCUMSPECT - DRIBBLE AWAY - FRITTER AWAY - HORSE AROUND - LETHARGICAL - LOITER ABOUT - MEANINGLESS - MOOCH AROUND - OUT OF EMPLOY - SEMIRETIRED - SLOW AS DEATH - SLOW-RUNNING - SLOW-SAILING - SLOW-STEPPED - STAND AROUND - SUPERFICIAL - TODDLE ALONG - TOTTER ALONG - UNIMPORTANT - UNSUPPORTED - UNSUSTAINED - UNWARRANTED

12 letter words

BE A SIDELINER - FIDDLE-FADDLE - FOOT-DRAGGING - LAISSEZ-ALLER - LAISSEZ-FAIRE - LOLLOP AROUND - LOUNGE AROUND - MONKEY AROUND - OUT OF HARNESS - SHUFFLE ALONG - SLOUCH AROUND - SLOW-CRAWLING - STAGGER ALONG - TORTOISELIKE - UNEMPLOYABLE - UNPRODUCTIVE - WATCH AND WAIT - WITHOUT BASIS

13 letter words

AT A STANDSTILL - CONTEMPLATIVE - INSIGNIFICANT - LACKADAISICAL - UNSUPPORTABLE - UNSUSTAINABLE

14 letter words

RIDING AT ANCHOR - SLOW AS MOLASSES - THUMB-TWIDDLING

15 letter words

OUT OF COMMISSION - PROCRASTINATING - WITH NOTHING TO DO

17 letter words

CREEPING LIKE SNAIL - WITHOUT FOUNDATION

Definition of idle

  • run disconnected or idle; "the engine is idling"
  • be idle; exist in a changeless situation; "The old man sat and stagnated on his porch"; "He slugged in bed all morning"
  • the state of an engine or other mechanism that is idling; "the car engine was running at idle"
  • not in active use; "the machinery sat idle during the strike"; "idle hands"
  • not in action or at work; "an idle laborer"; "idle drifters"; "the idle rich"; "an idle mind"
  • not having a job; "idle carpenters"; "jobless transients"; "many people in the area were out of work"
  • lacking a sense of restraint or responsibility; "idle talk"; "a loose tongue"
  • silly or trivial; "idle pleasure"; "light banter"; "light idle chatter"

Anagrams of idle

DEIL - DELI - DIEL - EILD - IDEL - LEID - LIED


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