Definition of IDLES

noun : IDLES

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) the state of an engine or other mechanism that is idling; "the car engine was running at idle" ;

verb : IDLES

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) be idle; exist in a changeless situation; "The old man sat and stagnated on his porch"; "He slugged in bed all morning" ;

Adjective : IDLES

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) not in action or at work; "an idle laborer"; "idle drifters"; "the idle rich"; "an idle mind" ;

  • 3. (

    ) not in active use; "the machinery sat idle during the strike"; "idle hands" ;

  • 4. (

    ) silly or trivial; "idle pleasure"; "light banter"; "light idle chatter" ;

  • 5. (

    ) lacking a sense of restraint or responsibility; "idle talk"; "a loose tongue" ;

  • 6. (

    ) not yielding a return; "dead capital"; "idle funds" ;


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