lounge lizard


Definition of lounge lizard

2 : fop
3 : a social parasite

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Examples of lounge lizard in a Sentence

a slick lounge lizard in a silk suit a balding, paunchy lounge lizard whose days and nights of conquest were behind him
Recent Examples on the Web Democrats have been as willing as Republicans to tango with the rent-reaping lounge lizards. Washington Post, "The Democrats Are Moving Left. Will America Follow?," 12 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of lounge lizard

1916, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of lounge lizard was in 1916

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“Lounge lizard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lounge%20lizard. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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