Lounge

Definition of Lounge

Pronunciation: lounj
v. i.1.To spend time lazily, whether lolling or idly sauntering; to pass time indolently; to stand, sit, or recline, in an indolent manner.
[imp. & p. p. Lounged (lounjd); p. pr. & vb. n. Lounging (loun"jĭng).]
We lounge over the sciences, dawdle through literature, yawn over politics.
- J. Hannay.
n.1.An idle gait or stroll; the state of reclining indolently; a place of lounging.
She went with Lady Stock to a bookseller's whose shop served as a fashionable lounge.
- Miss Edgeworth.
2.A piece of furniture resembling a sofa, upon which one may lie or recline.

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antechamber, anteroom, audience chamber, bar, barroom, bed, bed down, bum, bum around, cocktail lounge, crawl, curl up, dally, divan, do nothing, drift, drinkery, foyer, front room, go to bed, go to rest, goldbrick, goof off, greenroom, grovel, hang around, languish, lay, lazy, lie, lie around, lie down, lie flat, lie limply, lie prone, lie prostrate, loiter, loiter about, loll, loll around, lollop around, lounge around, mooch around, moon, moon around, parlor, pothouse, presence chamber, pub, reception room, recline, repose, saloon, saloon bar, settee, settle, settle to rest, side room, sit around, slack, slouch, slouch around, snug down, sprawl, stand around, studio couch, take it easy, take life easy, tap, taproom, tete-a-tete, throne room, vegetate, vestibule, waiting room, wardroom
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