LA'ZY, adjective [Latin laxus, and it is doubtful whether this is of the same family.]
1. Disinclined to action or exertion; naturally or habitually slothful; sluggish; indolent; averse to labor; heavy in motion.
Wicked men will ever live like rogues, and not fall to work, but be lazy and spend victuals.
2. Slow; moving slowly or apparently with labor; as a lazy stream.
The night-owl's lazy flight.