idle (

     adj 1: not in action or at work; "an idle laborer"; "idle
            drifters"; "the idle rich"; "an idle mind" [ant: busy]
     2: without a basis in reason or fact; "baseless gossip"; "the
        allegations proved groundless"; "idle fears"; "unfounded
        suspicions"; "unwarranted jealousy" [syn: baseless, groundless,
         unfounded, unwarranted]
     3: not in active use; "the machinery sat idle during the
        strike"; "idle hands" [syn: unused]
     4: silly or trivial; "idle pleasure"; "light banter"; "light
        idle chatter" [syn: light]
     5: lacking a sense of restraint or responsibility; "idle talk";
        "a loose tongue" [syn: loose]
     6: not yielding a return; "dead capital"; "idle funds" [syn: dead]
     7: not having a job; "idle carpenters"; "jobless transients";
        "many people in the area were out of work" [syn: jobless,
         out of work]
     v 1: run disconnected or idle; "the engine is idling" [ant: run]
     2: be idle; exist in a changeless situation; "The old man sat
        and stagnated on his porch"; "He slugged in bed all
        morning" [syn: laze, slug, stagnate] [ant: work]