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loaf

Synonyms and Antonyms of loaf

to spend time doing nothing

  • the kind of sultry August afternoon that makes you just want to loaf
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Phrases Synonymous with loaf

kill time, twiddle one's thumbs

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Synonym Discussion of loaf

idle, loaf, lounge, loll, laze mean to spend time doing nothing. idle may be used in reference to persons that move lazily or without purpose.
    • idled the day away
loaf suggests either resting or wandering about as though there were nothing to do.
    • she does her work and then loafs the rest of the day
lounge, though occasionally used as equal to idle or loaf, typically conveys an additional implication of resting or reclining against a support or of physical comfort and ease in relaxation.
    • he lounged against the wall
loll also carries an implication of a posture similar to that of lounge, but places greater stress upon an indolent or relaxed attitude.
    • lolling on the couch
laze usually implies the relaxation of a busy person enjoying a vacation or moments of leisure.
    • lazed about between appointments


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