loung´er

loung´er
lounge «lownj», verb, lounged, loung|ing, noun.
–v.i.
1. to stand, stroll, sit, or lie at ease in a lasy way; loll: »

He lounged in old chair. I lounged on the beach.

2. to pass time lazily; idle at one's ease.
–v.t.
to pass (time) away with lounging: »

She lounged away the weekend.

–n.
1. a comfortable and informal room in which one can lounge and be at ease: »

a theater lounge.

2. a sofa, couch, or other article of furniture, used for reclining.
3. an act or state of lounging: »

We went for a lounge in the park after dinner.

4. a lounging gait or manner of reclining: »

tall, raw-boned Kentuckians…with the easy lounge peculiar to the race (Harriet Beecher Stowe).

[origin uncertain; perhaps < Old French longis drowsy laggard]
loung´er, noun.

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