Meaning of idler

i•dler

Pronunciation: (īd'lur), [key]
— n.
  1. a person who passes time in a lazy or unproductive way.
  2. an idle gear, wheel, or pulley.
  3. an empty freight car placed under the projecting end of a long object carried by the next car, so that the latter can be connected with another part of the train.
  4. See(def. 2).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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