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lounge

lounge

 
pronunciation:
laUnj
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb, noun
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: lounged, lounges, lounging
definition 1: to lie, sit, walk, or the like lazily or leisurely (often fol. by around or along).
He just lounges around all day.
synonyms:
lie, loaf, loll
similar words:
dally, dilly-dally, idle, laze, lollygag, recline, repose, slouch, sprawl, vegetate
definition 2: to spend one's time relaxing.
similar words:
idle, laze, lie, loaf, relax, rest
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to spend (a period of time) relaxing (usu. fol. by away or out).
She lounged the day away.
similar words:
dally, dawdle, idle, laze, linger, loaf, trifle
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a room or area, as in a hotel, train station, or the like, where patrons can relax, wait, or smoke.
synonyms:
waiting room
similar words:
antechamber, anteroom, cocktail lounge, den, foyer, lobby, parlor, reception room, saloon, sitting room
definition 2: a couch, often lacking a back and having one elevated end or a headrest.
 
similar words:
chaise, chaise longue, couch, davenport, daybed, divan, ottoman, settee, sofa, studio couch
definition 3: an establishment that serves liquor; bar.
a cocktail lounge
synonyms:
cocktail lounge, nightclub
similar words:
bar, barroom, cabaret, pub, taproom
definition 4: a public lavatory.
synonyms:
restroom
similar words:
bathroom, can, ladies' room, lavatory, men's room, powder room, toilet, washroom
definition 5: (chiefly British) a room in a home used mainly for relaxing or entertaining guests; living room.
They're watching television in the lounge.
derivations: loungy (adj.), lounger (n.)
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