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loll

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of loll

  1. 1 to be limp from lack of water or vigor the heads of the flowers lolled on their stems in the blistering heat Synonyms of loll flag, hang, droop, sag, swag, wiltWords Related to loll slouch, slump; cave (in), collapse, crumple, drop, fall, sink, subside, yieldNear Antonyms of loll distend, stiffen; rise, straighten, unbend, uncurl

  2. 2 to refrain from labor or exertion farmhands lolling about in the shade and taking a break from the midday sun Synonyms of loll bask, kick back, rest, lounge, relax, reposeWords Related to loll bum, goldbrick, hang, hang about [British], hang around, idle, loaf, slack (off), veg outNear Antonyms of loll drudge, grub, hump, hustle, labor, moil, peg (away), plod, plow, plug, slave, slog, strain, strive, struggle, sweat, toil, travail, work; exercise, work out

  3. 3 to spend time doing nothing some members of the decorating committee were hard at work, and others were just lolling about Synonyms of loll bum, chill, dally, dawdle, dillydally, drone, footle, goof (off), hack (around), hang (around or out), hang about [British], kick around, kick back, laze, lazy, loaf, idle, lounge, veg outWords Related to loll fiddle (around), fool, mess, monkey, muck, piddle, play, potter (around), putter (around), trifle; doze, estivate (also aestivate), hibernate; lag, linger, loiter, poke, relax, rest, tarry; amble, mosey, saunter, stroll, swan; furlough, goldbrick, malinger, truantNear Antonyms of loll drudge, grind, grub, hump, hustle, labor, moil, peg, plod, plow, plug, slave, sweat, toil, travail, work; apply, buckle (down); exert, put out

Synonym Discussion of loll

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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