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layabout

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noun lay·about \ˈlā-ə-ˌbau̇t\

Simple Definition of layabout

  • : a lazy person

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of layabout

  1. :  a lazy shiftless person :  idler

Examples of layabout in a sentence

  1. <she regretted ever asking that layabout to be her roommate, as he created the mess of two people and refused to help with anything>



1932

First Known Use of layabout

1932

Rhymes with layabout

all get-out, autoroute, bring about, carryout, carry out, cast about, come about, cutthroat trout, diner-out, down-and-out, duke it out, Eagle Scout, falling-out, figure out, follow out, gadabout, get about, go about, golden trout, gut it out, gutter out, hammer out, have it out, how about, infield out, inside out, just about, knockabout, long-drawn-out, muster out, odd man out, out-and-out, put about, rainbow trout, report out, roundabout, rouseabout, roustabout, runabout, rural route, sauerkraut, set about, speckled trout, spit it out, stirabout, talent scout, turnabout, walkabout, waterspout, water sprout


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