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
Dozens of them can be seen lazing about the reef structure, their billowing white spines almost looking like anemonies, as seen in this photo by AL.com's Ben Raines.
The Kids Club, an oasis of perpetual amusements overseen by a jolly and competent staff, sets the adults free to laze and lounge and nap.
Aesthetics aside, there’s also more to do besides laze in the sun.
Nerissa’s mother was lazing on the lazyboy, half asleep with the news blaring.
But then again, lazing around in your pj's has the same effect.
To Paris to pose beneath the Eiffel Tower or to laze the afternoon away on an outdoor terrace over café crèmes and tarte tatin.
The months stretched like a shimmering asphalt road to endless possibilities, whether that meant lazing away the afternoon in the shade of a gnarled tree or learning to fish, whittle or macrame at summer camp.
Where To Stay: The evening was spent lazing in our very own treehouse, a suite designed by Nicole Hollis as an indoor-outdoor retreat.
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Origin and Etymology of laze
First Known Use: circa 1592See Words from the same year
Synonymsbum, chill, dally, dawdle, dillydally, drone, footle, goof (off), hack (around), hang (around or out), hang about [British], kick around, kick back, idle, lazy, loaf, loll, lounge, veg out
Related Wordsfiddle (around), fool, mess, monkey, muck, piddle, play, potter (around), putter (around), trifle; doze, estivate (also aestivate), hibernate; lag, linger, loiter, poke, relax, rest, tarry; amble, mosey, saunter, stroll, swan; furlough, goldbrick, malinger, truant
Near Antonymsdrudge, grind, grub, hump, hustle, labor, moil, peg, plod, plow, plug, slave, sweat, toil, travail, work; apply, buckle (down); exert, put out
Synonym Discussion of laze
- idled the day away
- she does her work and then loafs the rest of the day
- he lounged against the wall
- lolling on the couch
- lazed about between appointments
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