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lounge

 (lounj)
v. lounged, loung·ing, loung·es
v.intr.
1. To move or act in a lazy, relaxed way; loll: lounging on the sofa; lounged around in pajamas.
2. To pass time idly: lounged in Venice till June.
v.tr.
To pass (time) in a lazy, relaxed, or idle way: lounged the day away.
n.
1. A public waiting room, as in a hotel or an air terminal, often having smoking or lavatory facilities.
2. A cocktail lounge.
3.
a. A living room.
b. A lobby.
4. A long couch, especially one having no back and a headrest at one end.

[Possibly from French s'allonger, to stretch out, from Old French alongier, to lengthen, from Medieval Latin allongāre : Latin ad-, ad- + Latin longus, long; see long1.]

loung′er n.

lounge

(laʊndʒ)
vb
1. (intr; often foll by about or around) to sit, lie, walk, or stand in a relaxed manner
2. to pass (time) lazily or idly
n
3.
a. a communal room in a hotel, ship, theatre, etc, used for waiting or relaxing in
b. (as modifier): lounge chair.
4. chiefly Brit a living room in a private house
5. Also called: lounge bar or saloon bar Brit a more expensive bar in a pub or hotel
6. chiefly
a. an expensive bar, esp in a hotel
b. short for cocktail lounge
7. (Furniture) a sofa or couch, esp one with a headrest and no back
8. the act or an instance of lounging
[C16: origin unknown]

lounge

(laʊndʒ)

v. lounged, loung•ing,
n. v.i.
1. to pass time indolently.
2. to rest or recline indolently; loll.
3. to go or move in a leisurely manner.
v.t.
4. to pass (time) indolently: to lounge the afternoon away.
n.
5. an often backless sofa having a headrest at one end.
6. a usu. public room for relaxing or waiting.
7. a section on a train, plane, or ship for socializing.
[1500–10]

lounge


Past participle: lounged
Gerund: lounging

Imperative
lounge
lounge
Present
I lounge
you lounge
he/she/it lounges
we lounge
you lounge
they lounge
Preterite
I lounged
you lounged
he/she/it lounged
we lounged
you lounged
they lounged
Present Continuous
I am lounging
you are lounging
he/she/it is lounging
we are lounging
you are lounging
they are lounging
Present Perfect
I have lounged
you have lounged
he/she/it has lounged
we have lounged
you have lounged
they have lounged
Past Continuous
I was lounging
you were lounging
he/she/it was lounging
we were lounging
you were lounging
they were lounging
Past Perfect
I had lounged
you had lounged
he/she/it had lounged
we had lounged
you had lounged
they had lounged
Future
I will lounge
you will lounge
he/she/it will lounge
we will lounge
you will lounge
they will lounge
Future Perfect
I will have lounged
you will have lounged
he/she/it will have lounged
we will have lounged
you will have lounged
they will have lounged
Future Continuous
I will be lounging
you will be lounging
he/she/it will be lounging
we will be lounging
you will be lounging
they will be lounging
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been lounging
you have been lounging
he/she/it has been lounging
we have been lounging
you have been lounging
they have been lounging
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been lounging
you will have been lounging
he/she/it will have been lounging
we will have been lounging
you will have been lounging
they will have been lounging
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been lounging
you had been lounging
he/she/it had been lounging
we had been lounging
you had been lounging
they had been lounging
Conditional
I would lounge
you would lounge
he/she/it would lounge
we would lounge
you would lounge
they would lounge
Past Conditional
I would have lounged
you would have lounged
he/she/it would have lounged
we would have lounged
you would have lounged
they would have lounged
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lounge - an upholstered seat for more than one personlounge - an upholstered seat for more than one person
sofa bed, convertible - a sofa that can be converted into a bed
daybed, divan bed - an armless couch; a seat by day and a bed by night
divan - a long backless sofa (usually with pillows against a wall)
love seat, loveseat, tete-a-tete, vis-a-vis - small sofa that seats two people
seat - furniture that is designed for sitting on; "there were not enough seats for all the guests"
settee - a small sofa
squab - a soft padded sofa
2.lounge - a room (as in a hotel or airport) with seating where people can waitlounge - a room (as in a hotel or airport) with seating where people can wait
cloakroom - a private lounge off of a legislative chamber
departure lounge - lounge where passengers can await departure
room - an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling; "the rooms were very small but they had a nice view"
Verb1.lounge - sit or recline comfortably; "He was lounging on the sofa"
sit, sit down - be seated
2.lounge - be aboutlounge - be about; "The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square"; "Who is this man that is hanging around the department?"
be - have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer"
prowl, lurch - loiter about, with no apparent aim

lounge

verb
1. relax, pass time, hang out (informal), idle, loaf, potter, sprawl, lie about, waste time, recline, take it easy, saunter, loiter, loll, dawdle, laze, kill time, make yourself at home, veg out (slang, chiefly U.S.), outspan (S. African), fritter time away They ate and drank and lounged in the shade.
noun
1. sitting room, living room, parlour, drawing room, front room, reception room, television room They sat before a roaring fire in the lounge.

lounge

verb
To pass time without working or in avoiding work:
bum (around), idle, laze, loaf, loiter, shirk.
Slang: diddle, goldbrick, goof (off).
Translations
غُرْفَةُ جُلُوسٍقاعَة إسْتِراحَه في فُنْدُقيَتَكاسَليَجْلِسُ مُسترْخِيا
halaobývací pokojpoflakovat serozvalovat se
dagligstuedovnedriveopholdsstuesalon
oleskeluhuone
predvorje
liggja makindalegasetustofaslæpast
ラウンジ
라운지
dykinėtikasdieninis kostiumaslaukiamasispoilsio kambaryssėdėti atsišliejus
atlaistiesatpūtas telpalaiskotiesslaistītiesviesistaba
čakalnicasalon v hotelu
vardagsrum
ห้องนั่งเล่นในบ้าน
oturma odasıoturma salonutembel tembel dolaşmakyaslanmakyayılıp yatmak
phòng khách

lounge

[laʊndʒ]
A. N (in house) → salón m, sala f de estar, living m (LAm); (at airport) → sala f; (on liner) → salón m
B. VI (= be idle) → gandulear, pasar el rato sin hacer nada
we spent a week lounging in Naplespasamos una semana en Nápoles sin hacer nada
to lounge against a wallapoyarse distraídamente en una pared
C. CPD lounge bar Nsalón-bar m
lounge lizard N persona a la que le gusta frecuentar lugares de postín
lounge suit Ntraje m de calle, terno m de calle (LAm)
lounge about lounge around VI + ADVgandulear, holgazanear
lounge back VI + ADV to lounge back in a chairrepanchigarse en un asiento

lounge

[ˈlaʊndʒ]
n
(in house)salon m
[airport] → salle f
, lounge around vi (= idle around) → paresser
lounge about
viparesser
vt fus [+ place]
He spends his days lounging around the house → Il passe ses journées à paresser dans la maison.
He was lounging around the swimming pool → Il paressait au bord de la piscine.lounge bar n [pub] → salon mlounge suit n (British)complet(-veston) m

lounge

n (in house) → Wohnzimmer nt; (in hotel) → Gesellschaftsraum m; (= lounge bar: on liner etc) → Salon m; (at airport) → Warteraum m; TV loungeFernsehraum m
vifaulenzen; to lounge about (Brit) or aroundherumliegen/-sitzen; to lounge against a wallsich lässig gegen eine Mauer lehnen; to lounge back in a chairsich in einem Stuhl zurücklehnen

lounge

:
lounge bar
nSalon m (vornehmerer Teil einer Gaststätte)
lounge chair
nKlubsessel m
lounge lizard
nSalonlöwe m

lounge

:
lounge suit
nStraßenanzug m
lounge suite

lounge

[laʊndʒ]
1. nsoggiorno, salotto; (of hotel) → salone m; (of airport) → sala d'attesa
2. vi (also lounge about) → oziare, poltrire, starsene colle mani in mano

lounge

(laundʒ) verb
1. to lie back in a casual manner. lounging on a sofa.
2. to move about lazily; to be inactive. I spent the day lounging about the house.
noun
a sitting-room, eg in a hotel. They watched television in the hotel lounge.
lounge suit noun
a man's suit for everyday formal wear.

lounge

غُرْفَةُ جُلُوسٍ obývací pokoj dagligstue Wohnzimmer σαλόνι sala oleskeluhuone salon predvorje sala d’aspetto ラウンジ 라운지 zitkamer dagligstue salon sala de estar гостиная vardagsrum ห้องนั่งเล่นในบ้าน oturma odası phòng khách 休闲室
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