[lak-uh-dey-zi-kuh l] /ˌlæk əˈdeɪ zɪ kəl/
without interest, vigor, or determination; listless; lethargic:
a lackadaisical attempt.
a lackadaisical fellow.
lacking vitality and purpose
lazy or idle, esp in a dreamy way
1768 (Sterne), from interjection lackadaisy “alas, alack” (1748), an alteration of lack-a-day (1690s), from alack the day (1590s). Hence, “given to crying ‘lack-a-day,’ vapidly sentimental.” Sense probably altered by influence of lax. Related: Lackadaisically.
[lak-uh-dey] /ˈlæk əˌdeɪ/ interjection, Archaic. 1. (used as an expression of regret, sorrow, dismay, or disapproval.) /ˈlækəˌdeɪ/ interjection 1. (archaic) another word for alas
[lak-uh-won-uh] /ˌlæk əˈwɒn ə/ noun 1. a city in W New York, on Lake Erie, near Buffalo.
[lak] /læk/ noun 1. deficiency or absence of something needed, desirable, or customary: lack of money; lack of skill. 2. something missing or needed: After he left, they really felt the lack. verb (used with object) 3. to be without or deficient in: to lack ability; to lack the necessities of life. 4. to fall […]
[lak-er] /ˈlæk ər/ noun, verb (used with object) 1. . [lak-er] /ˈlæk ər/ noun 1. a protective coating consisting of a resin, cellulose ester, or both, dissolved in a volatile solvent, sometimes with pigment added. 2. any of various resinous varnishes, especially a resinous varnish obtained from a Japanese tree, Rhus verniciflua, used to produce […]