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Plural for a person who does no useful work and lives off others
“It should have been a good line, but he sounded like a petulant drone with an overdeveloped sense of entitlement.”
Plural for a continuous low humming sound
“Masses of mankind arose from inexpensive seating, emitting a drone of noise, noises, actually, as small groups of people conversed about a number of subjects.”
Plural for a person who does very hard or dull work
“… after lunch my fellow drones and I shuffle back to our cubicles.”
Make a continuous low humming sound
“It was cold and hard against my ear, but the dial tone droned on clearly.”
Speak tediously in a dull monotonous tone
“How else can they drone on about the same boring subject continuously?”
To spend time doing nothing
“… instead of getting a job, he preferred to drone and live off his parents.”
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