(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 lounges; ar idler.
(1) Thirty British tourists were among those killed in an attack in which many people were shot as they lay on sun loungers in swimsuits.
(2) The lower level rooms each have shady balconies and white-cushioned loungers on which to doze before a dip in the attractive pool.
(3) To his left, outside the Imperial Marhaba hotel, dead and dying tourists were lying amid bloody overturned sun loungers.
(4) Facebook Twitter Pinterest Empty sun loungers on the beach in Sousse.
(5) After 38 people were killed on their sun loungers , by the pool and in the hotel lobby, the Foreign Office changed its advice about the country to warn that more attacks are possible.
(6) Tony Blair is lying on a sun lounger soaked with the blood of hundreds of thousands of murdered Hutus.
(7) Indeed, despite the wider political drama, Germans continue to place their towels on Greek sun-loungers in droves.
(8) Forests of thatched parasols dotted near-deserted beaches, loungers remained stacked in orderly ranks.
(9) The restaurant-bar spills outside through glass doors to a wide terrace but best of all are the three top-floor family suites with huge decked terraces, sun-loungers and sweeping views.
(10) Even the designer sun-loungers around the pool’s edge, normally draped with prone “morning after” bodies, are half-empty.
(11) There's a lovely pool, plus spacious steam room, sauna and Jacuzzi, mosaic seating area with loungers, and poolside cafe.
(12) Eighty per cent of the people at that hotel are old.” Ben-Mohan ran to the scene, arriving to find the dead, wounded and terrified huddled amid upturned sun loungers.
(13) The sun-loungers are also being wheeled out across the UK, with Asda selling double the amount of suncare products it did last year, while sales of sun cream leapt 10% at Superdrug last weekend.
(14) Assuming Bayern return there, however, anyone who wants to look round might be faced with insurmountable security issues, particularly given the high-profile lapse in 1996, when a tabloid journalist managed to sneak into the swimming pool and place towels on all the sun loungers.
(15) Worried that the killer would return from his murderous spree to continue in the hotel, Dabbou placed a sun lounger over one wounded woman, hoping it would conceal her from the gunman.
(16) Once again, the concave, glazed form of the building was channelling the Nevada rays like a magnifying glass, to the extent they were melting the plastic poolside loungers and burning holes in guests' newspapers.
(17) What you may not know The “Walkie Scorchie” is not the first Viñoly building to raise temperatures – his Vdara hotel in Las Vegas, which also sports a concave glass facade, has melted sun loungers and singed newspapers.
(18) Decked terraces with stylish sun loungers look over the magnificent beach, named after its sand, so pale it's almost white.
(19) I went to Dubai and I remember sitting on a sun lounger and in the same hotel Sunderland were there, running up and down the beach doing fitness.
(20) Yet if we Britons spend our holidays hungrily gobbling up our annual quota of words and ideas from a sun lounger, doesn’t it show that, despite worrying literacy figures, we do still want to read, and learn, and explore fictional worlds?