Lounged
Lounge Lounge (lounj), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Lounged} (lounjd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Lounging} (loun"j[i^]ng).] [OE. lungis a tall, slow, awkward fellow, OF. longis, longin, said to be fr. Longinus, the name of the centurion who pierced the body of Christ, but with reference also to L. longus long. Cf. {Long}, a.] To spend time lazily, whether lolling or idly sauntering; to pass time indolently; to stand, sit, or recline, in an indolent manner. [1913 Webster]

We lounge over the sciences, dawdle through literature, yawn over politics. --J. Hannay. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • lounged — laÊŠndÊ’ n. sofa, couch; large public waiting room; lobby; room in which cocktails are served; living room; slow walk, stroll v. lie down, recline; move in a relaxed manner, walk lazily; idle away the time …   English contemporary dictionary

  • loung´er — lounge «lownj», verb, lounged, loung|ing, noun. –v.i. 1. to stand, stroll, sit, or lie at ease in a lasy way; loll: »He lounged in old chair. I lounged on the beach. 2. to pass time lazily; idle at one s ease. –v.t. to pass (time) away with… …   Useful english dictionary

  • lounge — loungy, adj. /lownj/, v., lounged, lounging, n. v.i. 1. to pass time idly and indolently. 2. to rest or recline indolently; loll: We lounged in the sun all afternoon. 3. to go or move in a leisurely, indolent manner; saunter (usually fol. by… …   Universalium

  • lounge — 01. The boys [lounged] around the house all day, eating junk food and playing video games. 02. I don t want you [lounging] around all summer; you need to find yourself a job. 03. We went to a cocktail [lounge] for drinks after work. 04. She is a… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • lounge — [[t]la͟ʊnʤ[/t]] lounges, lounging, lounged 1) N COUNT In a house, a lounge is a room where people sit and relax. [mainly BRIT] The Holmbergs were sitting before a roaring fire in the lounge, sipping their cocoa. Syn: living room, sitting room 2)… …   English dictionary

  • lounge — I UK [laʊndʒ] / US noun [countable] Word forms lounge : singular lounge plural lounges * 1) British a comfortable room in a house where people sit and relax 2) a room or area in a place such as an airport where people can sit and wait the… …   English dictionary

  • lounge about — phrasal verb lounge around or lounge about [intransitive] Word forms lounge around : present tense I/you/we/they lounge around he/she/it lounges around present participle lounging around past tense lounged around past participle lounged around… …   English dictionary

  • lounge around — phrasal verb lounge around or lounge about [intransitive] Word forms lounge around : present tense I/you/we/they lounge around he/she/it lounges around present participle lounging around past tense lounged around past participle lounged around… …   English dictionary

  • lounge about — verb be lazy or idle (Freq. 1) Her son is just bumming around all day • Syn: ↑bum, ↑bum around, ↑bum about, ↑arse around, ↑arse about, ↑fuck off, ↑loaf, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • lounge around — verb be lazy or idle Her son is just bumming around all day • Syn: ↑bum, ↑bum around, ↑bum about, ↑arse around, ↑arse about, ↑fuck off, ↑loaf, ↑frig around, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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