lounger

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n lounger an article of clothing designed for comfort and leisure wear
    • n lounger an armchair whose back can be lowered and foot can be raised to allow the sitter to recline in it
    • n lounger someone who wastes time
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Lounger One who lounges; an idler.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n lounger One who lounges; one who loiters a way his time; an idler.
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Usage

In literature:

In chagrin, the management hurriedly passed in free some two hundred more loungers on the lot.
"Uncle Sam's Boys as Sergeants" by H. Irving Hancock
It embraced merchants and manufacturers, gentry and shopkeepers, clerks in public offices, and loungers at the clubs.
"Lives of the Engineers The Locomotive. George and Robert Stephenson" by Samuel Smiles
One or two of the loungers gave vent to a groan of envy at the sight of the diamonds which blazed from her neck and bosom.
"The Double Four" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
As the years passed there was always a new generation of loungers to sit and smoke and spit on its sagging veranda.
"The End of the Rainbow" by Marian Keith
As she came nearer, he was aware of two loungers waiting, like himself, to keep appointments.
"The Readjustment" by Will Irwin
The lounger shook his head.
"Ghetto Comedies" by Israel Zangwill
Unlike many English gardens, which are laid out to be active in, this was clearly a place for the lazy and the lounger.
"Daisy's Aunt" by E. F. (Edward Frederic) Benson
In rushed also all the loungers from the other court.
"The Macdermots of Ballycloran" by Anthony Trollope
Several loungers, smoking their after-dinner cigars, gazed at the couple curiously.
"The Strollers" by Frederic S. Isham
It is her opportunity, and she looks triumphantly at the street loungers in passing.
"Due South or Cuba Past and Present" by Maturin M. Ballou
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In poetry:

Person of the shakeless grouch
Tamperer with the cream,
Idler, lounger, sloven, slouch
Despot of the steam--
"Christmas Cards" by Franklin Pierce Adams
'Well, while you stood at the other end,
The loungers talked, and I could but lend
A listening ear,
For they named the dead. 'Twas the wife of my friend.
"A Conversation At Dawn" by Thomas Hardy
Everybody else, then, going,
And I still left where the fair was?…
Much have I seen of neighbour loungers
Making a lusty showing,
Each now past all knowing.
"Exeunt Omnes" by Thomas Hardy

In news:

ClubHotel Riu Negril in Jamaica is right on the beach, but the place to be is by one of the umbrella-shaded loungers around the two gigantic pools.
Smart loungers assume their position.
CHICAGO — The Avanti Collection at Gensun Casual Living features deep seating loungers showcased in exclusive Richard Frinier fabric.
For a lounger of a different stripe, try Mark Gabbertas's Nomad.
CinemaTech's Mezzanine Theater Lounger .
Bring some chairs (lawn or lounger is up to you).
Johnny Winter, Who Dat Loungers, Frank Latorre, American Primitive, Jack O' Diamonds, Joplins Pearl.
Looking for something to do this weekend, something more than just taking in a game -- or if you're a certain coach I know, spending the entire weekend on your Barca-lounger watching English Premier Soccer -- then check this out.
A family rests in Times Square, where 376 rubber lawn chairs and loungers have temporarily taken over a section of Broadway for the summer.
Mod Lounger from Offi Offi introduces the new.
AS if virtual-reality videos and virtual-reality murder-mystery games were not enough, now there is a virtual-reality massage lounger, a chair that is supposed to relax bodies and minds stressed out by life in the high-tech 90's.
Hot Tub , Massage Lounger, Stereo Receiver.
Instead, choose a destination with a wide range of attractions, so loungers can hit the beach while active types swim with sea turtles .
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