loll

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loll

 (lŏl)
v. lolled, loll·ing, lolls
v.intr.
1. To move, stand, or recline in an indolent or relaxed manner.
2. To hang or droop laxly: a pennant lolling from the mast.
v.tr.
To permit to hang or droop laxly: lolled his head on the armrest.

[Middle English lollen, probably from Middle Dutch, to doze.]

loll′er n.
loll′ing·ly adv.

loll

(lɒl)
vb
1. (intr) to lie, lean, or lounge in a lazy or relaxed manner
2. to hang or allow to hang loosely
n
an act or instance of lolling
[C14: perhaps imitative; perhaps related to Middle Dutch lollen to doze]
ˈloller n
ˈlolling adj

loll

(lɒl)
v.i.
1. to recline or lean in a relaxed, lazy, or indolent manner; lounge: to loll on a sofa.
2. to hang loosely; droop; dangle.
v.t.
3. to allow to hang, droop, or dangle.
n. Archaic.
4. the act of lolling.
[1300–50; Middle English lollen, lullen (perhaps imitative); compare Middle Dutch lollen to doze, sit over the fire]
loll′er, n.
loll′ing•ly, adv.

loll


Past participle: lolled
Gerund: lolling

Imperative
loll
loll
Present
I loll
you loll
he/she/it lolls
we loll
you loll
they loll
Preterite
I lolled
you lolled
he/she/it lolled
we lolled
you lolled
they lolled
Present Continuous
I am lolling
you are lolling
he/she/it is lolling
we are lolling
you are lolling
they are lolling
Present Perfect
I have lolled
you have lolled
he/she/it has lolled
we have lolled
you have lolled
they have lolled
Past Continuous
I was lolling
you were lolling
he/she/it was lolling
we were lolling
you were lolling
they were lolling
Past Perfect
I had lolled
you had lolled
he/she/it had lolled
we had lolled
you had lolled
they had lolled
Future
I will loll
you will loll
he/she/it will loll
we will loll
you will loll
they will loll
Future Perfect
I will have lolled
you will have lolled
he/she/it will have lolled
we will have lolled
you will have lolled
they will have lolled
Future Continuous
I will be lolling
you will be lolling
he/she/it will be lolling
we will be lolling
you will be lolling
they will be lolling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been lolling
you have been lolling
he/she/it has been lolling
we have been lolling
you have been lolling
they have been lolling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been lolling
you will have been lolling
he/she/it will have been lolling
we will have been lolling
you will have been lolling
they will have been lolling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been lolling
you had been lolling
he/she/it had been lolling
we had been lolling
you had been lolling
they had been lolling
Conditional
I would loll
you would loll
he/she/it would loll
we would loll
you would loll
they would loll
Past Conditional
I would have lolled
you would have lolled
he/she/it would have lolled
we would have lolled
you would have lolled
they would have lolled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.loll - hang loosely or laxly; "His tongue lolled"
dangle, swing, drop - hang freely; "the ornaments dangled from the tree"; "The light dropped from the ceiling"
2.loll - be lazy or idleloll - be lazy or idle; "Her son is just bumming around all day"
laze, slug, idle, stagnate - be idle; exist in a changeless situation; "The old man sat and stagnated on his porch"; "He slugged in bed all morning"

loll

verb
1. lounge, relax, lean, slump, flop, sprawl, loaf, slouch, recline, outspan (S. African) He lolled back in his comfortable chair.
2. droop, drop, hang, flop, flap, dangle, sag, hang loosely his tongue lolling out of the side of his mouth

loll

verb
1. To take on or move with an awkward, slovenly posture:
2. To hang limply, loosely, and carelessly:
3. To sit or lie with the limbs spread out awkwardly:
Translations
يَتَكاسَل، يَجْلِسُ مُتَراخِيايُدلِّي الكَلْبُ لِسانَه
hovět sipovalovat seviset
dasedaske omkringhænge slapt
kilóg
lafasitja/liggja makindalega
drybsotiiškišti
izkārtizkārtiesizlaidīgi sēdētlaiskotiesvaļāties
byť vyplazený
aşağı/dışarı sarkmakuzanıp tembel tembel yatmakyayılarak oturmak

loll

[lɒl] VI [head] → colgar, caer
to loll againstrecostarse en
loll about loll around VI + ADVrepantigarse
loll back VI + ADV to loll back onrecostarse en
loll out VI + ADV his tongue was lolling outle colgaba la lengua

loll

[ˈlɒl] vi (also loll about) → se prélasser, fainéanter

loll

vi
sich lümmeln; he was lolling in an easy chairer hing (inf)or räkelte sich or rekelte sich im Sessel; to loll against somethingsich (lässig) gegen or an etw (acc)lehnen
(= flop) (head)hängen; (tongue)heraushängen

loll

[lɒl] vi (head, tongue) → ciondolare
to loll about or around → starsene pigramente sdraiato/a, essere stravaccato/a
to loll against sth, loll back on sth → appoggiarsi pigramente a qc

loll

(lol) verb
1. to sit or lie lazily. to loll in a chair; You'll get nothing done if you loll about all day.
2. (of the tongue) to hang down or out. The dog lay down with his tongue lolling.
References in classic literature ?
He advanced thus into the very thickest of the cavalry, with the tranquil slowness, the lolling of the head and the regular breathing of a harvester attacking a field of wheat.
Sometimes I have inconsiderately begun to speak, when my occupant, lolling back in my arms, was inclined to take an after-dinner nap.
Just to have seen him there, lolling upon the swaying bough of the jungle-forest giant, his brown skin mottled by the brilliant equatorial sunlight which percolated through the leafy canopy of green above him, his clean-limbed body relaxed in graceful ease, his shapely head partly turned in contemplative absorption and his intelligent, gray eyes dreamily devouring the object of their devotion, you would have thought him the reincarnation of some demigod of old.
They used to try to make fun of me, but I would console myself by drinking champagne and then lolling in a retiring-room.
But with us, everything's done by private enterprise--and then there ain't much lolling around, you can depend on it.
When thou ridest on horseback, do not go lolling with thy body on the back of the saddle, nor carry thy legs stiff or sticking out from the horse's belly, nor yet sit so loosely that one would suppose thou wert on Dapple; for the seat on a horse makes gentlemen of some and grooms of others.
We had been together, we three, in my rooms, David telling me about the fairy language and Porthos lolling on the sofa listening, as one may say.
This brilliant invention looks like a scarf but within its woolly folds hides a brace-like neck support that stops your head lolling.
This brilliant invention looks like a scarf but within its woolly folds hides brace-like neck support that stops your head lolling.
Luckily, it is pretty easy to spot the warning signs: the first thing you might notice is your dog's tongue lolling, increasing in size and becoming darker.
Not sure what Frank Sinatra would have made of the Radio 1 presenter lolling around on his bed with his Coachella festival crew of Rita Ora, Pixie Geldof and Alexa Chung.
I checked to see if he'd broken a leg, His tongue lolling out and eyes wide, But his body was trembling and limp, As I vigorously rubbed both his sides.