lounger

noun
loung·​er | \ ˈlau̇n-jər How to pronounce lounger (audio) \

Definition of lounger

1 : one that lounges especially : idler
2 : an article of clothing or furniture designed for comfort and leisure use

Examples of lounger in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The professional lounger in your life can carve out time and mental space to just, well, chill. Patia Braithwaite, SELF, "18 Comfy Gifts for Lounge Lizards," 16 Dec. 2020 The comfy seat reclines to a baby lounger, while the UPF50+ sun canopy black harmful rays and shields against the sun. Lauren Dana, Allure, "These Sun-Protection Essentials for Parents and Babies Are on Sale for Amazon Prime Day," 15 Oct. 2020 The one where Waller-Bridge is casually smoking a cigarette in one hand and holding a cocktail in the other while sitting in her Monique Lhuillier gown on a sun lounger at the Chateau Marmont in Los Angeles. Heran Mamo, Billboard, "Taylor Swift Pens Time100 Essay About Phoebe Waller-Bridge & Her 'Iconic' 2019 Emmys Photo," 23 Sep. 2020 Lounge everywhere from the beach to the backyard with this inflatable lounger. Julianne Ross, CNN Underscored, "20 of the most interesting products to shop on Amazon right now," 12 Aug. 2020 Paddleboard or kayak through mangrove mazes as eagle rays and tropical fish swim by, laze the day away on a beachfront hammock, or simply enjoy the day while floating in a natural emerald lagoon or resting on a sleek poolside lounger. Paul Rubio, Condé Nast Traveler, "The 14 Best Private Island Resorts," 2 July 2020 The waterproof lounger comes with a carrying bag and stakes to keep the seat in place. Billy Cadden, Popular Science, "What to bring on your next beach trip," 9 July 2019 Another great option: This Margaritaville pool lounger, which keeps you high enough above the water to read a book without fear of getting you—or your paperback—wet. Madison Flager, Condé Nast Traveler, "Everything You Need to Make Your Backyard Staycation-Ready," 24 June 2020 This includes luxury lounger recliner seats, concessions that go beyond popcorn and larger screens. Natalie Walters, Dallas News, "Cinemark to lure Netflix viewers out of their homes with $5 tickets, starting June 19 — no mask required," 3 June 2020

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First Known Use of lounger

1508, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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20 Dec 2020

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“Lounger.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lounger. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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