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I see many usages of this word in google (http://www.google.com/search?q=lazies), but I can't find its definition. What does it mean? Is it proper to use it in the following sentence:

This book is for lazies. (It's easy reading)

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Lazies serves here as a noun for "lazy people".

Your example "this book is for lazies" probably means:

This book is for lazy readers.

or, more implicitly:

This book is easier (or shorter) than books that lazy people would normally avoid reading.

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+1, although I'm not sure I'd call it slang so much as just a standard usage of a substantive adjective. Like The good, the bad, and the ugly. –  Dusty Jul 14 '11 at 14:54
    
@Dusty, good point - I'm editing the answer to remove the word slang. –  b.roth Jul 14 '11 at 15:10
    
I'd write a reply, but I've got a case of the lazies right now. –  James Jul 15 '11 at 0:49
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