1. Adjective.  (obsolete) Empty, vacant.
  2. Adjective.  Not turned to appropriate use; not occupied.
  3. Adjective.  Not engaged in any occupation or employment; unemployed; inactive; doing nothing.
  4. Adjective.  Averse to work, labor or employment; lazy; slothful.
  5. Adjective.  Of no importance; useless; worthless; vain; trifling; thoughtless; silly.
  6. Verb.  (transitive) To spend in idleness; to waste; to consume.
  7. Verb.  (intransitive) To lose or spend time doing nothing, or without being employed in business.
  8. Verb.  (intransitive) Of an engine: to run at a slow speed, or out of gear; to tick-over.

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