Meaning : Be idle. Exist in a changeless situation.
The old man sat and stagnated on his porch.
He slugged in bed all morning.
Meaning : The state of an engine or other mechanism that is idling.
The car engine was running at idle.
Meaning : Not in action or at work.
An idle laborer.
The idle rich.
An idle mind.
Meaning : Not in active use.
The machinery sat idle during the strike.
Synonyms : unused
Meaning : Silly or trivial.
Light idle chatter.
Synonyms : light
Meaning : Lacking a sense of restraint or responsibility.
A loose tongue.
Synonyms : loose
Meaning : Not yielding a return.
Synonyms : dead