verb \ˈlanj\

: to sit or lie in a relaxed way : to spend time resting or relaxing


Full Definition of LOUNGE

intransitive verb
:  to act or move idly or lazily :  loaf
transitive verb
:  to pass (time) idly

Examples of LOUNGE

  1. She was lounging on the sofa.
  2. He was lounging by the pool all afternoon.

Origin of LOUNGE

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1508

Related to LOUNGE

Rhymes with LOUNGE



Definition of LOUNGE

:  a place for lounging: as
a :  a room in a private home or public building for leisure activities :  living room; also :  lobby
b :  a room in a usually public building or vehicle often combining lounging, smoking, and toilet facilities
:  a long couch

Examples of LOUNGE

  1. The hotel has a television lounge.
  2. We gathered in the hotel lounge for a couple of drinks.
  3. She sat on the lounge.
  4. They had a long, leisurely lounge by the pool.

First Known Use of LOUNGE


Other Architecture Terms

buttress, casita, cornice, fanlight, garret, lintel, parapet, pilaster, plinth


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