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

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Giant wooden decks and walkways were built throughout the property, with open fires, sleeping bags on loungers, and hot chocolate. Ed Droste, Vogue, "Stargazing in Tokyo and Glamping Near Mt. Fuji: Ed Droste’s Epic Japan Travel Diary," 28 May 2019 Those staying on board in the ship’s suites will have an exclusive bar, food service, terrace lounge, sun loungers and beach cabanas. Richard Tribou, orlandosentinel.com, "Virgin Voyages reveals new video of private Bahamas resort," 19 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, Washington Post, "Custom wood kennels and memory foam beds: Welcome to the wild world of modern pet furniture," 17 July 2019 Plus, there are plenty of poolside loungers and table seating with umbrellas where families can relax or enjoy selections from Cane Island’s new on-site restaurant, The Oaks Kitchen & Bar, steps from the pool. Houston Chronicle, "Cane Island’s resort-style pool perfect for summertime fun," 15 July 2019 One of Boston’s few rooftop pool bars, the Colonnade offers an upbeat scene for sun lovers and loungers. Chris Triunfo, BostonGlobe.com, "Five rooftop bars and patios where you can beat the heat," 11 July 2019 The majority of the cases gained immediate permission from the department to open their doors to swimmers and loungers. Julia Fair, Cincinnati.com, "How clean is your Northern Kentucky pool? We checked the health reports to see," 4 July 2019 Spacious villas are equipped with private infinity pools and breathtaking views of Phang Nga Bay, though the resort’s main feature is its private beach – a gorgeous stretch of white sand studded with loungers and umbrellas. Alisha Prakash, USA TODAY, "9 remote resorts in Thailand: Luxurious seclusion for when you want to get lost," 20 June 2019 On Maho Beach; one of the three dozen beaches that rim the 37-square-mile island, take your pick from a sun lounger on the sand or a towel by the water’s edge. Melanie Reffes, USA TODAY, "After Hurricane Irma, St. Martin resorts have rebuilt to become bigger and better," 2 July 2019

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First Known Use of lounger

1508, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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