Layabout - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈleɪəbaʊt|  American pronunciation of the word layabout
Brit.  |ˈleɪəbaʊt|  British pronunciation of the word layabout

noun

- person who does no work (syn: bum, do-nothing, idler, loafer)

Examples

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

Word forms

noun
singular: layabout
plural: layabouts
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