(n.) One who idles; one who spends his time in inaction; a lazy person; a sluggard.
(n.) One who has constant day duties on board ship, and keeps no regular watch.
(n.) An idle wheel or pulley. See under Idle.
(1) Her fourth album, The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than the Driver of the Screw and Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever Do, was released earlier this year.
(2) T., Idler, W. W., Roop, D. R., and Steinert, P. M. (1987) J. Biol.
(3) The Idler Academy , an offshoot of the magazine which offers courses in everything from philosophy to ukulele playing, has announced the shortlist for its 2014 Bad Grammar award, set up to highlight "the incorrect use of English by people and institutions who should know better".
(4) The latter is "a great place if you're under three or over 53; shite if you're anywhere in between," said Dan Kieran, deputy editor of the Idler, who launched the hunt for crapness last year on the magazine's website.
(5) A., Mehrel, T., Idler, W. W., Roop, D. R., and Steinert, P. M. (1987) J. Biol.
(6) She returned to the stage earlier this year, appearing at SXSW and subsequently releasing The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than the Driver of the Screw and Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever Do.
(7) Previews of some of the diatribes on the Idler website have not completely upset targets, however, with even the Top Crap Town, Hull, pointing out that the survey is not all bad.
(8) In fairness to the five Tory MPs who first pricked the bubble, via leaked excerpts from their forthcoming book arguing that we're not the nation of champions we had giddily begun imagining but "among the worst idlers of the world", this wasn't quite the plan.
(9) As for the politicians' "third-generation" perma-idlers, these are on the critically endangered list – if not entirely fictional.
(10) Updated at 5.50pm BST 5.39pm BST Amid lots of yelping and squealing by idlers on the side of the road, the riders toddle around Versailles.
(11) The passage, red meat for phone-ins and columnists ever since, argued less politely for an improvement in our national work ethic: "The British are among the worst idlers in the world.
(12) The woman who would go on to become employment minister co-wrote a book attacking Britons as “ among the worst idlers in the world ”.
(13) The MPs – Kwasi Kwarteng, Priti Patel, Dominic Raab, Chris Skidmore and Elizabeth Truss – say: "Once they enter the workplace, the British are among the worst idlers in the world.
(14) Britons are among "the worst idlers" in the world preferring a "lie-in to hard work", according to group of rising stars of the Tory party, who have advocated a tough set of work reforms in a new book.
(15) Additionally, as Polly Toynbee has pointed out ( Opinion , 23 February), Priti Patel – the employment minister and a leading Brexit advocate – has castigated British workers as “the worst idlers in the world”.
(16) "Arguing that working Britons are 'the worst idlers in the world' is deeply insulting.
(17) That didn't stop him from leaping into a backward shuffle, startling nearby idlers, when a popular Azonto track began playing from the speakers.
(18) They employ stepper motor actuated roller and idler wheel drives to move the probes.
(19) More recently, disruption of a P-450-encoding sequence (eryF) in the region of ermE, the erythromycin resistance gene of S. erythraea, produced a 6-deoxyerythronolide B hydroxylation-deficient mutant (J. M. Weber, J. O. Leung, S. J. Swanson, K. B. Idler, and J.
(20) Priti Patel, employment minister and coming Brexit star, co-authored Britannia Unchained, castigating British workers as “the worst idlers in the world”.
(n.) One who loafs; a lazy lounger.
(1) Loafers were worn sockless, with a few inches of tanned ankle.
(2) The local British brands are very attractive because of the high quality.” While they haven’t bought any Burberry goods yet, she reckons the Loake loafers her partner bought earlier are 30% cheaper than at home.
(3) In the landscape in which I work, in south India, a large tuskless male known as CMK1 or “Naadodi Ganesan”, “the village loafer Ganesan”, spends all his time around people and displays behaviour that is rather different from his fellow elephants.
(4) In the Pentagon worldview, however, there is simply no drug use, nor any factory-style drudgery, and no one in the US Air Force is, was or ever shall be light enough in the loafers to invoke The Wizard Of Oz poetically.
(5) She's trimly turned out in a tweed jacket and silver loafers.
(6) Series nine of The Apprentice ( Tue & Wed, 9pm, BBC1 ) and the winds of change are howling around Lord Sugar's tasselled loafers.
(7) Amiable, wise and pink-cheeked, with the same taste for the finer things we have witnessed in certain popes – let us remember Benedict’s red leather loafers – it’s all but impossible, once you’ve read his new novel, not to imagine how fabulous he would look in a white zucchetto , with a cape to match, and a socking great ring on his finger for journalists to kiss as they try desperately not to reveal the sin of envy in his presence (before he was a million-selling novelist, Harris was a hack just like them – and me).
(8) Spray-painted monk-strap shoes, desert boots and tasselled loafers paraded on a catwalk raised to audience eye-level in order to give a an ant's-eye view of the main event.
(9) Hirst's Prada loafers are on the floor in front of us, but his signature tinted glasses are nowhere to be seen.
(10) He will trade his famous red shoes for some brown loafers given to him in Mexico last year, but will continue to wear a cassock in the traditional papal colour of white.
(11) If you’re going out raving you might go for the Gucci loafers but for the standard day to day, it’s all about Reebok Classics or Nikes.
(12) 'Is it proper to wear tasselled loafers with a business suit or not?'"
(13) This means her look is all trainers, flats and comfy loafers, paired with loose jeans and baggy jumpers.
(14) He was not averse to this, preferring to cloak his iron self-discipline and thirst for knowledge under a crisp linen shirt, a light tan, and pair of Gucci loafers.
(15) You are the Ref No345: Zlatan Ibrahimovic Read more In what is perhaps a sign that Roman Ambramovich has been through every other manager in the world that might be willing to work with him, he is reportedly flicking through his old contact book to give some former friends a shout, with Carlo Ancelotti and Guus Hiddink the men who could fill José’s loafers.
(16) They're forcing us to travel with tiny tubes of toothpaste and moving us to wear loafers when usually we'd prefer lace-ups.
(17) What unites us is an unconditional love for France,” Marion Maréchal-Le Pen told an eclectic audience ranging from retired business leaders in smart loafers to heavy-metal fans, poor farmers, trendy teenage girls and people carrying lapdogs with bows in their hair.
(18) The Russian MP has written to the Customs Union, a grouping that includes Russia , Belarus and Kazakhstan, suggesting it introduces regulations limiting heels to 5cm in height, as well as ruling out trainers and men's loafers.
(19) At this point the penny loafer drops: they're called the 1% because they're lonely.
(20) Gucci being the key show from autumn, and the loafer with furry insides the key shoe, it was always going to be the show-off shoe for editors attending these spring shows.