lounge


lounge
lounge [lounj]
vi.
lounged, lounging [15th-c. Scot dial. < ? lungis, laggard, lout < OFr longis < L Longinus, apocryphal name of soldier who lanced Jesus in the side: sense infl. in OFr by assoc. with longe, long, slow < L longus, LONG1]
1. to stand, move, sit, lie, etc. in a relaxed or lazy way; loll
2. to spend time in idleness [they lounge around on street corners, wasting their lives]
vt.
to spend by lounging [to lounge the summer away]
n.
1. an act or time of lounging
2. Archaic a lounging gait or stroll
3.
a) a room, as in a hotel or theater, where guests or patrons may go to relax, socialize, smoke, etc.
b) COCKTAIL LOUNGE
4. a couch or sofa, esp. a backless one with a headrest at one end
lounger
n.

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