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]

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