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One put in offer - the Parisian, extremely lazy (8*)


I believe the answer is:

bone idle

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Here is my best explanation:

'extremely lazy' is the definition.
(I've seen this before)

'one put in offer the parisian' is the wordplay.
'put in' means one lot of letters goes inside another.
'offer' becomes 'bid' ('bid' can be a synonym of 'offer').
'the parisian' becomes 'le' (definite article in French).
'one' put inside 'bid' is 'boneid'.


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This clue was last seen in The Telegraph

(Other definitions for bone idle that I've seen before include "Very lazy, from the marrow out", "Utterly lazy, won't do a tap", "Lazy", "Altogether lazy, in an ossified way", "staff may be?", "Constitutionally lazy", "Very lazy from the inside out", "Extremely inactive", "Not lifting a finger" and "Really lazy in ossified way".)

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