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We found 46 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word idle:
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General dictionaries General (34 matching dictionaries)
  1. idle: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. idle: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. idle: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. idle: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. idle: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. idle, idle: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Idle, idle: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. idle: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. IDLE, Idle, idle: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. idle: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. idle: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. idle: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Idle, idle: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. idle: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. idle: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. idle: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. idle: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  18. IDLE (Python), IDLE, Idle (CPU), Idle (disambiguation), Idle (engine), Idle, The Idle: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. idle: Cambridge International Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs [home, info]
  20. Idle: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  21. idle: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  22. idle: Rhymezone [home, info]
  23. idle: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  24. idle: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  25. Idle (car): American-Britih Dictionary [home, info]
  26. idle: All About Homonyms [home, info]
  27. idle: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  28. idle: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  29. idle: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  30. idle: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  31. idle: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  32. idle: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. Idle: MoneyGlossary.com [home, info]
  2. idle: INVESTORWORDS [home, info]
  3. idle: Glossary of research economics [home, info]
  4. idle: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. idle: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. idle: online medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. Idle: Brilliant Dream Dictionary [home, info]
  2. idle: Sound-Alike Words [home, info]
  3. IDLE: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  4. idle: Idioms [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Idle: Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Idle: AUTOMOTIVE TERMS [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (idle)

verb:  be idle; exist in a changeless situation
verb:  run disconnected or idle
adjective:  lacking a sense of restraint or responsibility ("Idle talk")
adjective:  silly or trivial ("Idle pleasure")
adjective:  not in active use ("The machinery sat idle during the strike")
adjective:  not in action or at work ("An idle laborer")
adjective:  not having a job ("Idle carpenters")
adjective:  not yielding a return ("Idle funds")
adjective:  without a basis in reason or fact ("Idle fears")

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