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An idle or ineffective person.unmoving, motionless, immobile, still, stock-still, stationary, static, dormant, sleepingView synonyms
Idle or ineffective.
Early 17th century: from French, from fait does + néant nothing.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.