Definition of Lounge around
1. Verb. Be lazy or idle. "Her son is just bumming around all day"
Generic synonyms: Idle, Laze, Slug, Stagnate
Derivative terms: Loafer
Lexicographical Neighbors of Lounge Around
Literary usage of Lounge around
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Hedonist's Guide to Madrid by Beverley Fearis (2004)
"A bohemian, studenty crowd gathers on Saturday afternoons to lounge around to ambient tunes. ... lounge around ..."
2. Works of J. Fenimore Cooper by James Fenimore Cooper (1893)
"For weeks he would lounge around the taverns of the county, in a state of perfect idleness, or doing small jobs for his liquor and his meals, and cavilling ..."
3. John Shaw Billings: A Memoir by Fielding Hudson Garrison, Adelaide Rosalia Hasse (1915)
"It is curious that I do not even care to read but simply lounge around and look vacuous. The ship is rolling and pitching in such a way that writing is by ..."
4. Strikers, Communists, Tramps and Detectives by Allan Pinkerton (1878)
"... so that, though the members are ever changing, the number is nearly the same throughout all the year. During the day they lounge around fires ..."
5. The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value and by Abraham Clark Freeman (1892)
"... as follows: " Is she [the plaintiff] in the habit of having men come there to her house and lounge around and stay for hours at a time? ..."