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People who are lazy or slow to act - thesaurus

Synonyms

layabout

noun

someone who is lazy and avoids work or anything that involves any effort

slob

noun

informal someone who is lazy or untidy

couch potato

noun

informalshowing disapproval someone who spends a lot of time sitting at home watching television

deadbeat

noun

informal someone who is lazy and does not want to achieve anything in life

passenger

noun

someone in a team who does not do his or her fair share of the work

lump

noun

informal someone who is lazy or stupid

parasite

noun

showing disapproval a lazy person who lives by getting money, food etc from other people

ne’er-do-well

noun

old-fashioned a person who is lazy and does not want to work

wastrel

noun

literary a lazy person who wastes time or money

the idle rich

very rich people who can spend their time enjoying themselves rather than working

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bum

noun

informalmainly American a lazy person

dosser

noun

Britishinformal someone who is very lazy

good-for-nothing

noun

someone who is lazy and never does anything useful

idler

noun

old-fashioned someone who does not work because they are lazy

laggard

noun

old-fashioned a person or organization that is slow to do something or slow to make progress

lazybones

noun

informal someone who is behaving in a lazy way

loafer

noun

informal someone who loafs around

Norm

noun

Australianinformal a lazy man who spends all his time watching television, especially sports programmes

slacker

noun

informal someone who tries to avoid working

slowcoach

noun

Britishinformal someone who does things too slowly

time-server

noun

someone who does not put much effort into their work because they are waiting until they can retire (=stop working because they are old) or get a different job

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Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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