bone idle


adjective

very idle; extremely lazy

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Example sentences from the Web for bone idle

  • They're both of them perfectly healthy, and yet they're bone-idle.

    Hilda Lessways|Arnold Bennett
  • I don't know why he should have wanted a curate at all, except that he's so bone-idle, and I'm sure he can't afford one.

    The Eldest Son|Archibald Marshall