I. verb Etymology: Middle English Date: 14th century intransitive verb 1. to hang loosely or laxly ; droop 2. to act or move in a lax, lazy, or indolent manner ; lounge transitive verb to let droop or dangle Synonyms: see idleloller noun II. noun Date: 1709 archaic the act of lolling ; a relaxed posture

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  • Loll — (l[o^]l), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Lolled} (l[o^]ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Lolling}.] [Cf. Icel. lolla to act lazily, loll, lolla, laziness, OD. lollen to sit over the fire, and E. lull. Cf. {Lill}, {Lull}.] 1. To act lazily or indolently; to recline; to …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Loll — ist der Name verschiedener Personen: Renate Loll (* 1962), deutsche theoretische Physikerin Sven Loll (* 1964), deutscher Judoka Wilfried Loll (* 1945), deutscher Schauspieler Diese Seite ist eine Begri …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Loll — may refer to: * Renate Loll, physicist * Angle of loll, a specific hydrostatic stability condition experienced by unstable vessels at sea. See also *LOL …   Wikipedia

  • loll — [lɔl US la:l] v [Date: 1300 1400; Origin: Probably copying the action] 1.) [I always + adverb/preposition] to sit or lie in a very lazy and relaxed way = ↑lounge loll around/about/beside etc ▪ He lolled back in his chair. 2.) [I and T] if your… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Loll — Loll, v. t. To let hang from the mouth, as the tongue. [1913 Webster] Fierce tigers couched around and lolled their fawning tongues. Dryden. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • loll — [ lal ] verb intransitive 1. ) to sit, stand, or lie in a relaxed position: loll back/around etc.: I spent the day lolling around on the sofa watching TV. 2. ) if your tongue or your head lolls, it hangs down in an uncontrolled way …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • loll — loll·er; loll; …   English syllables

  • loll — (v.) mid 14c., lollen to lounge idly, hang loosely, perhaps related to M.Du. lollen to doze, mumble, or somehow imitative of rocking or swinging. Specifically of the tongue from 1610s. Related: Lolled; lolling. As a noun, from 1709 …   Etymology dictionary

  • loll — *idle, loaf, lounge, laze Analogous words: relax, rest, repose (see corresponding nouns at REST): lean, incline (see SLANT vb) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • loll — [v] lay sprawled bum, dangle, dawdle, droop, drop, flap, flop, goof off, hang, hang loose, idle, laze, lean, loaf, loiter, lounge, recline, relax, rest, sag, slouch, slump, sprawl; concepts 154,210 Ant. sit up straight …   New thesaurus

  • loll — ► VERB 1) sit, lie, or stand in a lazy, relaxed way. 2) hang loosely. ORIGIN probably symbolic of dangling …   English terms dictionary

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