1. not working or active; unemployed; doing nothing: idle workers.
2. not spent or filled with activity: idle hours.
3. not in use or operation; not kept busy: idle machinery.
4. habitually doing nothing or avoiding work; lazy.
5. of no real worth, importance, or significance: idle talk.
6. having no basis or reason; baseless; groundless: idle fears.
7. frivolous; vain: idle pleasures.
8. meaningless; senseless: idle threats. 9. futile; una
"tonnes can be idle because of lacks."
"prices can be idle at barrels."
"people can be idle in/at/on months."
"people can be idle in halves."
"people can be idle for years."
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