Definition of laze
: to act or lie lazily : idle
: to pass (time) in idleness or relaxation
Examples of laze in a Sentence
She's been lazing in the sun all afternoon.
While he was sick, he just lazed around the house.
Recent Examples of laze from the Web
But then again, lazing around in your pj's has the same effect.
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Origin and Etymology of laze
back-formation from lazy
First Known Use: circa 1592
Synonym Discussion of laze
LAZE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of laze for English Language Learners
: to spend time relaxing
LAZE Defined for Kids
Definition of laze for Students
: to spend time relaxing “No use lazing here while there's work to be done …” — Laura Ingalls Wilder, Little House on the Prairie
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