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 And there are plenty of floats, cabanas and sun loungers poolside and on the beach for your outdoor lounging needs. Melanie Reffes, USA TODAY, "Jimmy Buffett lyrics come to life at Margaritaville Beach Resort Grand Cayman," 14 Nov. 2019 Borrowing from the Quantum-class ships will be the Oasis-class debut of Music Hall, which will feature live cover bands, dance floor, pool tables and loungers in a two-deck offering. Richard Tribou, orlandosentinel.com, "Royal Caribbean Oasis of the Seas nears Florida debut of $165 million facelift," 13 Nov. 2019 The pool area is also impressive, featuring mountain views, a spa, and plenty of room for loungers. Megan Barber, Curbed, "Renovated midcentury in Palm Springs asks $2M," 11 June 2019 Before she was rescued Wednesday, Cottis had spent days sitting in her wheelchair and the nights sleeping in a metal lawn lounger surrounded by wet belongings and sewage after the septic tank overflowed with floodwaters. Michael Weissenstein, Anchorage Daily News, "‘Like zombies’: Victims of Bahamas hurricane confront massive scale of disaster," 5 Sep. 2019 Last year, Wayfair launched the Archie & Oscar line of pet furnishings with nearly 1,000 pieces, including a gray rattan domed cat lounger and a white Chippendale-style dog gate made of chew-resistant wood. Jura Koncius, Twin Cities, "Custom wood kennels, memory foam beds: The wild world of modern pet furniture," 28 July 2019 Last year, Wayfair launched the Archie & Oscar line of pet furnishings with nearly 1,000 pieces, including a gray rattan domed cat lounger and a white Chippendale-style dog gate made of chew-resistant wood. Jura Koncius, Twin Cities, "Custom wood kennels, memory foam beds: The wild world of modern pet furniture," 28 July 2019 Desire a private poolside patio with your own loungers and hot tub? Michele Parente, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Lavish casino hotel suites offer taste of the sweet life," 8 Sep. 2019 Lounger-hogging like this is a constant bugbear for cruise lines; indeed, a few years ago, Carnival tested a program where staffers would patrol loungers like pool police. Mark Ellwood, Condé Nast Traveler, "Cruise Ship Etiquette Tips: A Primer For Before You Sail," 4 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of lounger

1508, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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27 Nov 2019

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“Lounger.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lounger. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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