Definition of Lounge about

1. Verb. Be lazy or idle. "Her son is just bumming around all day"




Lexicographical Neighbors of Lounge About

loukoumi
loukoums
louma
loumas
loun
lound
lounded
lounder
loundered
lounders
lounding
lounds
louned
lounge
lounge-lizard
lounge about (current term)
lounge around
lounge car
lounge chair
lounge lizard
lounge lizards
lounge music
lounge suit
loungecore
lounged
loungelike
lounger
loungeroom
loungerooms
loungers

Literary usage of Lounge about

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Dictionary of English Etymology by Hensleigh Wedgwood, John Christopher Atkinson (1872)
"... to lounge about, lie idly about without sleeping ; Westerwald lomen, lunzen, to lie in bed out of season ; Bav. lunzen, ..."

2. Music (1899)
"And so disguised they return to the stage and lounge about in everybody's way, watching the erection of the set for the first act, and the distribution of ..."

3. An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1893)
"The older sense was prob, to ' doze,' to sleep, hence to brood over the fire, to lounge about. It appears to be a mere derivative of lull, ..."

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