loung·​er | \ˈlau̇n-jər \

Definition of lounger 

1 : one that lounges especially : idler

2 : an article of clothing or furniture designed for comfort and leisure use

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Taking to Instagram, the Kylie Cosmetics founder posted a photo of her daughter, Stormi Webster, wearing the sweetest straw hat as the pair cuddled on a sun lounger. Amy Mackelden, Harper's BAZAAR, "Kylie Jenner Wears a Kim Kardashian-Inspired Neon Bikini While Posing with Daughter Stormi Webster," 2 Sep. 2018 Passengers on Vista’s Serenity deck were surprised when several Russian couples arrived, chose empty loungers, and removed all of their clothes to lie down to sunbathe. David G. Molyneaux, miamiherald, "Carnival, that most American of cruise lines, won't return to Europe any time soon," 5 July 2018 After the vows, guests were photographed upon arrival to the reception in front of a concrete backdrop created by Jessie Browning, and enjoyed cocktails on daybeds from LOHO and loungers from Flexible Love. Tamara Abraham, Harper's BAZAAR, "This Bridal Shop Owner Wore Five Different Dresses for her Palm Springs Wedding," 10 July 2018 Dine either under the shade of wooden pergolas on the deck or on the beach where sun lounger time is included with your meal. Melanie Reffes, USA TODAY, "Where to eat on the beach in the Caribbean," 8 June 2018 Serenity furniture and clamshell loungers are cushioned. David G. Molyneaux, miamiherald, "Carnival, that most American of cruise lines, won't return to Europe any time soon," 5 July 2018 The picturesque views of palm trees and endless ocean are also enough to keep loungers in their chairs. 2. Alexandra Deabler, Fox News, "The 4 best beaches in America, according to 'Dr. Beach'," 11 July 2018 There are 82 standalone villas, the highlight of which is that each comes with a large outdoor sandy terrace, complete with a private plunge pool, sun loungers, a shady majli (seating area), and a dining space. Peter Gwin, WSJ, "The Horses That Changed History," 19 June 2018 Reclining loungers, in-theater dining, expanded menus and bar service are amenities featured at select Cinemark theaters. Taylor Jade Powell, Cincinnati.com, "AMC vs. MoviePass vs. Cinemark: Which one offers the best bang for your buck?," 20 June 2018

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First Known Use of lounger

1508, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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