• an idle laborer|idle drifters|the idle rich|an idle mind
  • assembly lines standing idle for lack of spare parts
  • he did not want to waste valuable time in idle chatter
  • the machinery sat idle during the strike|idle hands
  • idle carpenters|jobless transients|many people in the area were out of work
  • idle pleasure|light banter|light idle chatter
  • baseless gossip|the allegations proved groundless|idle fears|unfounded suspicions|unwarranted jealousy
  • The old man sat and stagnated on his porch|He slugged in bed all morning
  • four men were idling outside the shop