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do–nothing

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noun do–noth·ing \ˈdü-ˌnə-thiŋ\

Simple Definition of do–nothing

  • : someone who is lazy

Full Definition of do–nothing

  1. :  a shiftless or lazy person

1579

First Known Use of do–nothing

1579


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do–nothing

adjective do–noth·ing

Simple Definition of do–nothing

  • : not willing to work, help, etc.

  • : failing to achieve or do anything important

Full Definition of do–nothing

  1. :  marked by inactivity or failure to make positive progress

do–noth·ing·ism play \-ˌi-zəm\ noun

1832

First Known Use of do–nothing

1832


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