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lounge

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of lounge

  1. a long upholstered piece of furniture designed for several sitters the tired youth stretched out on the lounge and breathed a huge sigh of relief Synonyms of lounge chesterfield, davenport, divan, couch, settee, sofa, squabWords Related to lounge lounger, love seat, recamier, tête-à-tête; daybed, sofa bed, studio couch; banquette, bench, ottoman


lounge

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of lounge

  1. 1 to refrain from labor or exertion police found the burglar lounging in the shade behind the building Synonyms of lounge bask, kick back, loll, rest, relax, reposeWords Related to lounge bum, goldbrick, hang, hang about [British], hang around, idle, loaf, slack (off), veg outNear Antonyms of lounge drudge, grub, hump, hustle, labor, moil, peg (away), plod, plow, plug, slave, slog, strain, strive, struggle, sweat, toil, travail, work; exercise, work out

  2. 2 to spend time doing nothing after putting in tons of overtime at the office, all we wanted to do on vacation was lounge around Synonyms of lounge 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, loll, idle, veg outWords Related to lounge 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 lounge 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 lounge

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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