Sloth vs Gazeka - What's the difference?

sloth | gazeka |


As nouns the difference between sloth and gazeka

is that sloth is (uncountable) laziness; slowness in the mindset; disinclination to action or labour while gazeka is a fictional cryptid said to have been seen on papua new guinea in the early twentieth century, resembling a tapir or giant sloth.

As a verb sloth

is (obsolete|intransitive) to be idle.

sloth

English

(wikipedia sloth)

Alternative forms

* sloath, slowth (obsolete)

Noun

  • (uncountable) Laziness; slowness in the mindset; disinclination to action or labour.
  • * Milton
  • [They] change their course to pleasure, ease, and sloth .
  • * Franklin
  • Sloth , like rust, consumes faster than labour wears.
  • (countable) A herbivorous, arboreal South American mammal of the families Megalonychidae and Bradypodidae, noted for its slowness and inactivity.
  • (rare) A collective term for a group of bears.
  • Usage notes

    Sloth is one of the seven deadly sins.

    Derived terms

    * forsloth * Australian sloth * native sloth * sloth animalcule * sloth bear * slothful * sloth monkey

    Hyponyms

    * (animal) two-toed sloth

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (obsolete) To be idle.
  • (Gower)

    Anagrams

    * English calques

    gazeka

    English

    Noun

    (en noun) (wikipedia gazeka)
  • A fictional cryptid said to have been seen on Papua New Guinea in the early twentieth century, resembling a tapir or giant sloth.