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Lounge (lounj), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Lounged (lounjd); p. pr. & vb. n. Lounging (loun"jĭng).] [OE. lungis a tall, slow, awkward fellow, OF. longis, longin, said to be fr. Longinus, the name of the centurion who pierced the body of Christ, but with reference also to L. longus long. Cf. Long, a.] 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.
Lounge, n. 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.