- a lazy person.
Origin of lazybones
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Examples from the Web for lazybones
Was this then the lazybones who had such dreadful headaches at the least bit of work?His Masterpiece
"We were talking about Lazybones, Stuff," said Mrs. Bluehen.The Chickens of Fowl Farm
Lena E. Barksdale
Here, wake up, lazybones, and eat your supper before it gets cold.Sybil Chase
Ann S. Stephens
He don't want to find gold for the king any longer,—the lazybones!The Princess and Curdie
Come, my dear lazybones, come out and row me about the lake in your boat.
- informal a lazy person
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Word Origin and History for lazybones
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