lounge around

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v lounge around be lazy or idle "Her son is just bumming around all day"
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Usage

In literature:

Now, my dear fellow, I'm not going to have you lounging around in your mind with an elm-tree like this any longer.
"The Lost Art of Reading" by Gerald Stanley Lee
I looked around the great lounge, with its many tables and great palms, but it was empty.
"Hushed Up" by William Le Queux
A crowd of sullen, profane, and grimy men were lounging around, cursing the commissioners and the police.
"The Trail of the Goldseekers" by Hamlin Garland
How long would he be obliged to lounge around by himself waiting for Ida Mayberry to return!
"The Squirrel Inn" by Frank R. Stockton
Blinky and Gus lounged around, with apparently no more aim than other idle drinking visitors of the place.
"Valley of Wild Horses" by Zane Grey
Several soldiers who had been lounging around the place now went out at the door.
"The Boy Settlers" by Noah Brooks
How he sat on the wall with his hands in his pockets, and lounged upon the fence, and sauntered around the garden!
"The Adventures of A Brownie" by Miss Mulock
We lounged around the corner of the Empire building.
"Gold" by Stewart White
The neighborhood people who were lounging around the station watched him with interest.
"Free Joe and Other Georgian Sketches" by Joel Chandler Harris
When I got to the pigsty there were several early callers lounging around.
"My Lady of the Chimney Corner" by Alexander Irvine
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In news:

While many other boys and girls his age spent their summer lounging around and playing video games, the 9-year-old from Earlywine Elementary was busy winning national competitions.
Just around the corner Hoboken's Havana Café and Lounge delivers authentic cuisine and modern, artsy ambience .
The performance—part of what is rumored to be the heavily touring band's final spin around the country—happens at Burt's Tiki Lounge (313 Gold SW).
The night I brought these kicks home, I found myself lounging around the apartment in them as if they were just another pair of house slippers.
Most people don't want anyone to see them when they're lounging around the house in sweats.
And save money on new running gear (or lounging around for after running gear).
With the winter setting in, finding cozy, fuss-free clothes and shoes perfect for lounging around and kicking back is of utmost importance.
0Many students spend their days off school lounging around the house or going to the mall.
My vacation MO is not to lounge around on a beach, on a boat, at a casino or at a ski resort.
View full size Roger Jensen/The Oregonian Cows lounged around Arnold Moore's Boring farm in a 2003 file photograph.
They are supposedly great for those days you just don't feel like squeezing into those tight jeans and just want to lounge around in complete comfort.
Do your cats lounge around on your keyboard.
Celebrate summer lounging in pools with cold beverages while live horseraces run around you.
Lynn University Invites Tweeters To "Lounge" Around During Debate.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. As you travel through out-of-state airports this holiday season, you may want to make a wide detour around those haze-filled fishbowl smoking lounges.
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