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English Dictionary: lounge by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
lounge
n
  1. an upholstered seat for more than one person [syn: sofa, couch, lounge]
  2. a room (as in a hotel or airport) with seating where people can wait
    Synonym(s): lounge, waiting room, waiting area
v
  1. sit or recline comfortably; "He was lounging on the sofa"
  2. be about; "The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square"; "Who is this man that is hanging around the department?"
    Synonym(s): loiter, lounge, footle, lollygag, loaf, lallygag, hang around, mess about, tarry, linger, lurk, mill about, mill around
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Lounge \Lounge\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Lounged}; p. pr. & vb. n.
      {Lounging}.] [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.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Lounge \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 [?]erved as a fashionable lounge. --Miss
                                                                              Edgeworth.
  
      2. A piece of furniture resembling a sofa, upon which one may
            lie or recline.
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