- frisky, ambitious, vivacious, operable, jazzy, important, jaunty, toiling, peppy, sedulous, tied up, spirited, exuberant, productive, running, bouncing, Hustling, pert, zippy, workable, responsible, working, useful, employed, perky, animated, feasible, snappy, viable, practical, zealous, effective, run, worthwhile, dynamic, drudging, busy, usable, supported, enterprising, springy, active, used, diligent.
- goof off, economical, Quietistic, sit it out, unrewarding, be insincere, laxed, stand still, fire, hang loose, no avail, potters, keep quiet, Unexercised, lazy, untenanted, slouch, be tardy, trite, barbarian, idles, spinning one's wheels, not busy, redundant, causeless, lethargic, meditative, baseless, nonvegetable, taking one's time, deadened, off, holiday, Bummed, closed down, idling, wasted, bone-lazy, ridiculous, without gainful employment, untouched, in abeyance, casual, indifferent, no big deal, take life easy, put off, being behind, kill off, futile, take time, ineffectual, featherbed, be inactive, weak, laid-back, casting away, hang around, non-violent, immobile, unlived in, unshaken, wakeful, inoperative, boondoggles, snoozy, sit, slow, deteriorate, lying down, muck about, lackadaisical, piddles, leisurely, table talk, unoccupied, conundrum, Statuelike, shlep along, grumped, horse around, jobless, inconsequential, remiss, pointless, pickup, tie one's hands, senseless, clear, be down in the mouth, idler, sleeping, squandered, be apathetic, Hobbling, small talk, goldbrick, worm, lie dormant, fiddle with, desk-bound, Fust, claudicate, chitchat, shallower, unready, unsustainable, not in use, motionless, uninspired, unprofitable, sophistical, escapism, off-peak, unexpressive, nuzzle, fruitless, inch along, to no purpose, dragging, talk, easy going, empty, trifle, abeyance, unprolific, chat, stagnate, unapplied, no way, Fribbling, unhurried, Limped, petty, irresponsible, absurd, take five, on holiday, implied, escaped, resistless, wandering, frivol, at loose ends, drag out, constipating, recline, flagging, puerile, asleep, put in, subdued, namby-pamby, slow-going, angry, sputter, vacation, warm up, unrealized, stretched out, immobilized, true, complaisant, move slowly, hollow, gathering dust, work superficially, Trudging, taking a break, tie up, sat down, eat heart out, light, Fatuitous, shirk, purposeless, action, untilled, vacuous, fallow, gossip, stagnant, to no avail, on treadmill, poke along, sedentary, rot, leaden, wink at, specious, tottering, deliberate, lightheaded, unbended, schlepp along, lose heart, lie down, loll around, passive, dusty, lark about, wishy-washy, Slumbered, sleeveless, crawl, easing off, supine, be a sideliner, Idled, lumpen, out of it, Inoccupation, out of commission, counter-productive, fritter away time, swooning, degenerate, locking up, be lazy, do-nothing, shiftless, desker, Hobbled, impracticable, defunct, unmoving, meaningless, asunder, industrious, spring fever, loiter, inch, goes to seed, slow-footed, uneffective, inutile, Vegetated, limping, twiddle thumbs, footle, sinecure, not moving, sleepy, of no use, eased up, barbaric, Dolce Far Niente, lead on, repose, becalmed, Lusk, boondoggled, still, undue, stamp out, inertia, slowed up, walking through it, vestigial, lounge around, anticlimactic, behindhand, smatter, on layoff, dotty, Ambling, peddle, kill, indolence, faineant, untapped, cut into, abandoned, put feet up, laxes, compose oneself, rusty, neuter, flood, let pass, sterile, slug, void, bone-idle, kick over, informal, hang, standing still, ease, irrational, nonliving, paralytic, mesh, wile, Finikin, insignificant, unbent, good-for-nothing, slow-moving, itinerate, dilatory, goof, fiddled with, in vain, time-wasting, defective, catchpenny, trifling, frustaneous, Jellying, vain, at a standstill, unfunctional, jellied, nimble, idleness, procrastinate, no dice, malfunction, apathetic, dally, available, economy, sit down, sit around, unfilled, non-aggressive, lollygagging, laissez faire, effete, stick around, slackens, invalid, Unphilosophical, unlucrative, Fingle-fangle, idly, moulder, lethargy, cheap, take time out, spend like water, vacant, Wantoning, taking it easy, listless, lightsome, Pudder, snaillike, stand, careless, ambiguity, null and void, lying, ill-devised, unhampered, Strolling, loafing, easy, Inched, foolish, rootless, poke, on the bench, windy, going through motions, unassertive, tentative, risky, sit on one's butt, fiddle, unseeded, potter, ne'er-do-well, unsupported, wimpy, toddle, uptime, out of action, wind down, wait and see, inefficient, not move, bottomless, hogtie, calm, sleepyhead, fallen, no effect, wander, bum about, coquet, deserted, Pococurante, drowsing, frothy, spare, aside, fool around, stock-still, dog it, lie about, putter, while away, tactics, be comfortable, lollygags, no-win, drone, underactive, extra, engagement, waste time, on the shelf, ungrounded, no good, Sluggardize, unusuable, easy-going, vagabond, bum, superficial, unaccented, on the dole, dabble, draggy, Procrastinating, laxing, tooled, underemployed, mirage, Loitered, monkey around, Disengaged, Inching, pass time, fool away, not working, twiddle, submissive, low-cal, halting, relaxed, Prittle-prattle, tittle-tattle, uncaring, decline, struck, availability, ill-founded, asinine, emptyheaded, tooling, uncultivated, inefficacious, be indolent, suspended, piddle, teatable talk, between engagements, unnecessary, circumspect, hebetudinous, profitless, being unoccupied, Piddled, take ten, unwarranted, gone, Resting, ill-advised, irrelevant, abeyant, energyless, unaffected, fatuous, on a treadmill, slow-paced, slowest, counterproductive, mooch, be at ease, dawdle, fill, fixed, between jobs, illusion, rust, impotent, play, not binding, gentle, unwarrantable, Lethargical, repine, rev, slight, unanimated, crawling, poking, liberal, neb, futz around, finical, takes it easy, wear a long face, sluggard, numb, waddle, farcical, piddling, slender, lite, unreactive, constipate, on the beach, Snail-paced, dilly-dally, monkey, promiscuous, peddling, tardy, Trifled, go to pot, featherbedding, in firm, goofing off, impractical, stroll, unplowed, faltering, shallow, tinker, fantasia, stall, forgetful, inexpedient, worm along, dormant, scrounge around, lallygag, smoulder, military strategy, amuse oneself with, unjustifiable, be still, unremunerative, decompose, featherbedded, pause, gradual, unfounded, toy, sluttish, interfere with, reluctant, to no effect, Wantoned, fool, negligent, slow down, slipshod, free, out of a job, friable, nonresistant, at rest, bootless, fleet, unsupportable, obsolete, nonanimal, dream, riddle, drag along, drag, save one's breath, grind, slack, clean, take a nap, Moveless, unenterprising, tattle, injudicious, be gloomy, coast, Bumming, improper, inaction, slow up, unwise, strikebound, raging, traipse, Waddling, at anchor, goof around, not lift a finger, fiddle-faddle, play around, lie around, be amateur, unemployable, causerie, pacific, perambulatory, take, complacency, let fall, Reposing, moribund, dillydally, moderate, Tenantless, flimsy, Slackened, loll, spoil, use up, take a break, useless, word-play, relax, peaceful, imperturbable, contemplative, Shucker, pass, Unpurposed, be dilatory, low key, play upon words, refresh oneself, unreasonable, airy, going nowhere, laze, constipates, featherbeds, be behind, quiet, acquiescent, languid, stupid, putting in, maggot, unengaged, flipper, out of work, drag feet, at leisure, unambitious, without reason, pine away, stationary, paralyzed, unnotable, faint, frivolous, lazies, off work, straggle, unserviceable, be unoccupied, Sauntered, collecting unemployment, turn over, while away hours, muck around, fool with, hold back, creep, drift, sluggish, lag, devoted, thin, idle away, idle, serene, Arse About, unbend, languorous, reverie, unmotivated, take it easy, lumbering, non-functional, reserve, staggering, Dronish, bring to a screeching halt, faulty, go to seed, dispassionate, doing nothing, knock around, be in a funk, lie to, amble, desire, extravagant, powerless, tongue in cheek, indulge in, niggling, quiescent, Loitering, fantasy, while, casuistic, lie by, unimportant, Drony, poker-faced, Pottered, used up, not use, tactic, lay by, inadequate, vegetable, Regretted, perfunctory, untenable, surface, quibble, unproductive, truant, discharged, decay, uninvolved, unperturbed, hands off, dogtrot, Sauntering, groundless, Fribble, extinct, lose strength, not serious, leads on, idiotic, in holding pattern, mothballed, tortoiselike, Trailed, poky, directionless, inconsistent, linger, using up, not moved, scrapper, slowed down, Drowsed, placid, abortive, fidget, impassive, winding down, ping, defeasible, creeping, inanimate, indefensible, loose, not burdensome, Hesitated, not effective, cool, saunter, unmoved, unlax, bum around, Larking, Pottering, illogical, play with, fritter away, inconstant, at full stretch, unsubstantial, do nothing, limp, pathetic, neglectful, insincere, off-base, unenergetic, not literal, Babblement, laze away, double acrostic, out of operation, unsatisfying, mess around, totter, quiescence, puts in, tranquil, unusable, abject, prodigal, unprovoked, mark time, apparently right, without foundation, leisured, deskbound, putter around, insentient, uninterested, diddle away, yielding, flirt, delay, backfire, standing, barren, jerk off, take one's time, lie still, slowgoing, unexploited, lock up, delusion, punning, nugatory, babble, insufficient, unproven, bugger about, aimless, hang fire, insensible, walk, easygoing, vegetate, slacking off, eat one's heart out, slumber, stretch out, wait around, lay back, short, stuporous, brand-, semiretired, ease up, laziness, without basis, Foundationless, Unpractical, trivial, vapid, fresh, diddle-daddle, stop, down and out, dead, get no place fast, mint condition, slumbering, misfire, be slothful, phantasy, be wasteful with, not tied down, power, anagram, lay down, mendacious, nonsensical, Workless, out of job, workshy, uncalled for, warm a chair, Larked, unclouded, wait, being inactive, monkey with, hypocritical, amuse oneself, inane, lax, neutral, mess about, leisure, fritter, moon, unsuccessful, mosey, foot-dragging, goldbricking, burn up, Stagnating, ineffective, azoic, catatonic, savage, ill-judged, in vicious circle, drag one's feet, without contents, frivoling, warm-up, thrown away, half-assed, wild, stretchy, of no avail, hobble, mess with, cackle, exanimate, soulless, paralysed, swig, go, quietist, bring to screeching halt, dull, out of service, flirt with, nonfunctional, lymphatic, work-shy, no go, frig around, knock, Gainless, insupportable, Misspent, inattentive, play games with, performance, unjustified, non-functioning, non-resistant, acrostic, jeu de mots, off-duty, like a bull in a china shop, wasteful, freest, slack off, not budge, cancan, sparing, lumpish, drowse, cut out, worthless, static, lollygag, pun, Strolled, at liberty, sweat over, unresponsive, complacent, toy with, unfruitful, brogue, miss, hang about, de-activated, hibernate, retired, sit back, uncritical, rambling, tripping, unenforceable, shuffling, cast away, hopeless, sense, led on, fiddle away, lounge, grumping, Unsustained, rest, skin-deep, Shilly-shally, boondoggle, lie down on job, mode, waste, standpat, smolder, suppress, immobilize, sleep, monkeying around, delinquent, tarry, diddle, asleep on job, fooling around, laid-off, kid around, trifle with, closed, spend, lies down, disused, slothful, Claudicant, lifeless, unreal, otiose, takes a nap, locked up, mitigate, loaf, abstemious, be long, unbends, comatose, insubstantial, unused, occupy, stagger along, toyed with, full, unencumbered, latent, Toddling, unhelpful, consume, ease off, cycle, laggard, muck, unavailing, stew over, out the window, on hold, skive, null, waft, unemployed, too little too late, loafer, to let, wanton, off-season, kaput, inactive, unconcerned, silly, played with, slackening, stand around, inert, somnolent, laid back, lie fallow, no purpose, splutter, disuse, forceless, having spring fever, shut off, larva, spiritless, inactivity, open, between assignments, Resultless, sloth, jump, moon around, trifle away, not a prayer, cautious, asleep on the job, crazy, Entrammel, unworking, unresisting, hang out, drowses, languish, tick over, unutilized, unplanted, have leisure, phlegmatic, indolent, mope, not be serious, squeeze out, dissipated, be inert, drained, between the lines, vegetative, valueless, down, torpid, roll, heavy, revery, hanging loose.
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1 not being in a state of use, activity, or employment <the car was idle for two
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Synonyms: tick over. Antonyms: run ... be idle; exist in a changeless situation.