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Meaning of LOUNGE

Pronunciation:  lawnj

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a public room (as in a hotel or airport) with seating where people can wait
  2. [n]  an upholstered seat for more than one person
  3. [v]  sit or recline comfortably; "He was lounging on the sofa"
  4. [v]  be about; "The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square"; "Who is this man that is hanging around the department?"
 

LOUNGE is a 6 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Synonyms: couch, footle, hang around, lallygag, linger, loaf, loiter, lollygag, lurk, mess about, mill about, mill around, sofa, tarry, waiting area, waiting room
 
 See Also: be, cloakroom, convertible, daybed, departure lounge, divan, divan bed, love seat, lurch, prowl, room, seat, settee, sit, sit down, sofa bed, squab, tete-a-tete, vis-a-vis

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Lounge\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Lounged}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Lounging}.] [OE. lungis a tall, slow, awkward fellow, OF.
    longis, longin, said to be fr. Longinus, the name of the
    centurion who pierced the body of Christ, but with reference
    also to L. longus long. Cf. {Long}, a.]
    To spend time lazily, whether lolling or idly sauntering; to
    pass time indolently; to stand, sit, or recline, in an
    indolent manner.
    
          We lounge over the sciences, dawdle through literature,
          yawn over politics.                      --J. Hannay.
    
    
  2. \Lounge\, 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 ?erved as a fashionable lounge.  --Miss
                                                   Edgeworth.
    
    2. A piece of furniture resembling a sofa, upon which one may
       lie or recline.
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: antechamber, anteroom, audience chamber, bar, barroom, bed, bed down, bum, bum around, cocktail lounge, couch, 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, idle, languish, lay, laze, lazy, lie, lie around, lie down, lie flat, lie limply, lie prone, lie prostrate, loaf, lobby, loiter, loiter about, loll, loll around, lollop around, lounge around, mooch around, moon, moon around, parlor, pothouse, presence chamber, pub, reception room, recline, repose, rest, salon, saloon, saloon bar, settee, settle, settle to rest, side room, sit around, slack, slouch, slouch around, snug down, sofa, 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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