Synonyms for (adjective) faineant

Synonyms: indolent, otiose, slothful, work-shy, lazy, faineant

Definition: disinclined to work or exertion

Usage: faineant kings under whose rule the country languished; an indolent hanger-on; too lazy to wash the dishes; shiftless idle youth; slothful employees; the unemployed are not necessarily work-shy

Similar words: idle

Definition: not in action or at work

Usage: an idle laborer; idle drifters; the idle rich; an idle mind