idle
noun.
the state of an engine or other mechanism that is idling
the car engine was running at idle
verb.
run disconnected or idle
the engine is idling
Synonym: tick over
verb.
be idle; exist in a changeless situation
The old man sat and stagnated on his porch|He slugged in bed all morning
Synonym: laze, slug, stagnate
adj.
not in action or at work
an idle laborer|idle drifters|the idle rich|an idle mind
adj.
without a basis in reason or fact
baseless gossip|the allegations proved groundless|idle fears|unfounded suspicions|unwarranted jealousy
adj.
not in active use
the machinery sat idle during the strike|idle hands
Synonym: unused
adj.
silly or trivial
idle pleasure|light banter|light idle chatter
Synonym: light
adj.
lacking a sense of restraint or responsibility
idle talk|a loose tongue
Synonym: loose
adj.
not yielding a return
dead capital|idle funds
Synonym: dead
adj.
not having a job
idle carpenters|jobless transients|many people in the area were out of work
Antonym: busy, run, work