lazybones (n.) 1590s, from LAZY (Cf. lazy) + plural of BONE (Cf. bone) (n.).

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  • Lazybones — La zy*bones , n. A lazy person. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • lazybones — UK [ˈleɪzɪˌbəʊnz] / US [ˈleɪzɪˌboʊnz] noun [countable] Word forms lazybones : singular lazybones plural lazybones informal someone who is behaving in a lazy way Come on, get out of bed, lazybones! …   English dictionary

  • lazybones — la|zy|bones [ˈleızibəunz US bounz] n plural lazybones informal a lazy person often used in a friendly way to someone you like ▪ Come on, lazybones! Get out of bed …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • lazybones — n. a lazy person. □ I’m just a lazybones, but I don’t eat much. □ That lazybones is out there sleeping in the shade …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • lazybones — noun A person who is lazy; one who is inactive and without ambition. The foremost traveller stopped and called impatiently to his companion. Come on, cant yer? What a lazybones yer are, Charlotte …   Wiktionary

  • lazybones — la|zy|bones [ leızi,bounz ] (plural la|zy|bones) noun count INFORMAL someone who is behaving in a lazy way: Come on, get out of bed, lazybones! …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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