lounge
I. verb (lounged; lounging) Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1508 intransitive verb to act or move idly or lazily ; loaf Synonyms: see idle transitive verb to pass (time) idly II. noun Date: 1775 1. a place for lounging: as a. a room in a private home or public building for leisure activities ; living room; also lobby b. a room in a usually public building or vehicle often combining lounging, smoking, and toilet facilities 2. a long couch

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  • Lounge — may refer to:In architecture:* Airline lounge, private waiting area offered by airlines to special customers or to those who pay an extra fee * Lounge room, room for entertaining guests, reading, watching TV or other activities * Lounge, a public …   Wikipedia

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  • Lounge — [laundʒ] die; , s [...ʒiz] <aus gleichbed. engl. lounge zu to lounge »faulenzen«>: 1. a) mit bequemen Sitzmöbeln eingerichteter Raum im Foyer eines Hotels, wo sich die Gäste ungezwungen aufhalten können; b) mit Sitzmöbeln ausgestatteter… …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

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  • lounge — [n] club, socializing place bar, barroom, club room, cocktail lounge, dive*, drinkery, hideaway, lobby, mezzanine, parlor, pub, reception, saloon, spot, tap, taproom, watering hole*; concepts 293,449 lounge [v] lie about, waste time bum*, dawdle …   New thesaurus

  • lounge — index rest (be supported by), rest (cease from action) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

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  • Lounge — 〈 [laʊndʒ] f.; Gen.: , Pl.: s [ dʒız]; in Hotels〉 Halle, Aufenthaltsraum [Etym.: engl., »Diele, Halle, Wohnzimmer«] …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

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