Lazy vs Carefree - What's the difference?

lazy | carefree |


As a verb lazy

is .

As an adjective carefree is

without cares; free of concern or worries; easy; casual; without difficulty.

lazy

English

Adjective

(er)
  • Unwilling to do work or make an effort.
  • Requiring little or no effort.
  • Relaxed or leisurely.
  • (label) Of an eye, squinting because of a weakness of the eye muscles.
  • (label) Turned so that the letter is horizontal instead of vertical.
  • (label) Employing lazy evaluation; not calculating results until they are immediately required.
  • wicked; vicious
  • (Ben Jonson)

    Usage notes

    * Nouns to which "lazy" is often applied: person, man, woman, bastard, morning, day, time, way.

    Synonyms

    * (unwilling to work) bone-idle, idle, indolent, slothful, work-shy * See also

    Derived terms

    * laze * laziness * lazybones * lazy evaluation * lazy eye * lazy Susan

    Verb

  • (label) To laze, act in a lazy manner
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    carefree

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Without cares; free of concern or worries; easy; casual; without difficulty.
  • He left his cell phone behind and enjoyed a carefree summer day at the beach.

    Derived terms

    * carefreeness