Lounge v. i. [imp. & p. p. Lounged p. pr. & vb. n. Lounging ] To spend time lazily, whether lolling or idly sauntering; to pass time indolently; to stand, sit, or recline, in an indolent manner.
We lounge over the sciences, dawdle through literature, yawn over politics. --J. Hannay.
1. An idle gait or stroll; the state of reclining indolently; a place of lounging.
She went with Lady Stock to a bookseller's whose shop served as a fashionable lounge. --Miss Edgeworth.
2. A piece of furniture resembling a sofa, upon which one may lie or recline.
n 1: an upholstered seat for more than one person [syn: sofa, couch]
2: a public room (as in a hotel or airport) with seating where
people can wait [syn: waiting room, waiting area]
v 1: sit or recline comfortably; "He was lounging on the sofa"
2: be about; "The high school students like to loiter in the
Central Square"; "Who is this man that is hanging around
the department?" [syn: loiter, footle, lollygag, loaf,
lallygag, hang around, mess about, tarry, linger,
lurk, mill about, mill around]