Idly in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Idly

inactively; lazily

Examples of Idly in a sentence

The lazy boy stood idly by as the rest of his siblings helped unload the groceries from the car. 🔊

People were shocked that the fireman sat idly by and watched the house go up in flames without offering assistance. 🔊

I spent my day idly watching reruns and never got any important housework finished. 🔊

Idly twiddling his thumbs, the bored contractor sat on his truck bed waiting the others to show up. 🔊

Because she hates to sit idly, the busy secretary always finds something to do in her down time. 🔊

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