Definition Of idlest


(especially of a machine or factory) not active or in use.

assembly lines standing idle for lack of spare parts

without purpose or effect; pointless.

he did not want to waste valuable time in idle chatter

Example Of idlest

  • A showbiz reporter of the old school, he used to possess fearsome power and ‘You'll never play this town again’ was no idle threat.

  • Again it is convenient to think that these are just idle threats and that the lives of lawyers are not at risk.

  • Almost day in and day out we hear how our technologists have become somewhat morbid, they're idle , they are incapable of innovation.

  • Alternatively, it can be switched on when the engine is idle , to heat the car interior.

  • Although it seemed like he had gotten over it quickly it still plagued him at idle moments.

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