Tamil Dictionary definitions for Idle

Idle : சோம்பலான

Idle : ஒன்றும் செய்யாத,சோம்பலான

Idle definition


  1. Of no account; useless; vain; trifling; unprofitable; thoughtless; silly; barren.
  2. Not called into active service; not turned to appropriate use; unemployed; as, idle hours.
  3. Not employed; unoccupied with business; inactive; doing nothing; as, idle workmen.
  4. Given rest and ease; averse to labor or employment; lazy; slothful; as, an idle fellow.
  5. Light-headed; foolish.

Intransitive verb. To lose or spend time in inaction, or without being employed in business.

Transitive verb. To spend in idleness; to waste; to consume; -- often followed by away; as, to idle away an hour a day.