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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
laze
verb
COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS
■ ADVERB
around
▪ She had lazed around the pool to her heart's content - and she had played tennis with Carlos three times.
EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES
▪ I'm just going to laze around and watch TV.
▪ I found him lazing around in bed with a cup of coffee and the paper.
▪ On the porch, two large cats sat lazing in the sun.
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Laze

Laze \Laze\ (l[=a]z), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Lazed (l[=a]zd); p. pr. & vb. n. Lazing.] [See Lazy.] To be lazy or idle. [Colloq.]
--Middleton.

Laze

Laze \Laze\, v. t. To waste in sloth; to spend, as time, in idleness; as, to laze away whole days. [Colloq.]

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
laze

1590s, back-formation from lazy. Related: Lazed; lazing.

Wiktionary
laze

Etymology 1 n. 1 laziness. 2 An instance of lazing. vb. 1 To be lazy, waste time. 2 To pass time relaxing. Etymology 2

n. Acidic steam created when super-hot lava contacts salt water.

WordNet
laze

v. be idle; exist in a changeless situation; "The old man sat and stagnated on his porch"; "He slugged in bed all morning" [syn: idle, slug, stagnate] [ant: work]

Wikipedia
Laze

Laze may refer to:

In Bosnia and Herzegovina:

  • Laze, Bosnia and Herzegovina, a settlement in the Municipality of Rogatica

In Slovenia:

  • Gornje Laze, a settlement in the Municipality of Semič
  • Gradiške Laze, a settlement in the Municipality of Šmartno pri Litiji
  • Jablaniške Laze, a settlement in the Municipality of Šmartni pri Litiji
  • Laze, Brežice, a settlement in the Municipality of Brežice
  • Laze, Gorenja Vas–Poljane, a settlement in the Municipality of Gorenja Vas–Poljane
  • Laze, Logatec, a settlement in the Municipality of Logatec
  • Laze nad Krko, a settlement in the Municipality of Ivančna Gorica
  • Laze, Novo Mesto, a settlement in the Municipality of Novo Mesto
  • Laze pri Borovnici, a settlement in the Municipality of Borovnica
  • Laze pri Boštanju, a settlement in the Municipality of Sevnica
  • Laze pri Dolskem, a settlement in the Municipality of Dol pri Ljubljani
  • Laze pri Domžalah, a settlement in the Municipality of Domžale
  • Laze pri Dramljah, a settlement in the Municipality of Šentjur
  • Laze pri Gobniku, a settlement in the Municipality of Litija
  • Laze pri Gorenjem Jezeru, a settlement in the Municipality of Cerknica
  • Laze pri Kostelu, a settlement in the Municipality of Kostel
  • Laze pri Oneku, a settlement in the Municipality of Kočevje
  • Laze pri Predgradu, a settlement in the Municipality of Kočevje
  • Laze pri Vačah, a settlement in the Municipality of Litija
  • Laze v Tuhinju, a settlement in the Municipality of Kamnik
  • Laze, Velenje, a settlement in the Municipality of Velenje
  • Laze, Velike Lašče, a settlement in the Municipality of Velike Lašče
  • Spodnje Laze, a settlement in the Municipality of Gorje
  • Zgornje Laze, a settlement in the Municipality of Gorje

In music:

  • Laze (band), a band who performed the song Steppin' Out.

Usage examples of "laze".

Peter Hynd and stay in Lochdubh and laze the days away, get in a bit of fishing, read, and watch television.

Burton toyed with the idea of himself in Tahiti, lazing in the tropical sun by day, making love to Veronique by.

Ratstomper and The Weeze were staring round-eyed at the screen, and the catboy had come out of his lazing slump and was sitting on the edge of his seat.

His mouth curled as he regarded her, lazed upon the steps, her bare feet and shins exposed, nibbling on her praline.

Small schools of smallmouth bass called rockfish in these parts lazed there along with other fish.

It was very pleasant, though, to sit and laze in this well-appointed room, drinking wine and eating what in Scotland were called bannocks, well buttered.

Pinky Boyette, Gabe Lauderback, and John Peoples, having earlier boosted a box of thirty-six candy bars, a jug of pink chablis, and some chips from a corner convenience store, were lazing around the old, rotting bandstand in the park, washing down mouthfuls of gooey chocolate with swallows of wine and awaiting the onset of darkness, the time when they could begin to prowl the surrounding streets in search of prey, for the morning would come soon enough and with it would come the need for money to buy the wherewithal to feed their habits.

While numerous loud threats were exchanged, and some halfhearted pushing and shoving went on, Ruby Archuleta lazed over to a grassy slope, sat down, and bemusedly smoked a cigarette.

Still weary after a day of lazing, he rested for a time in his vast sixteenth-century bed, looking out past the rail of the choir loft to the dimly rippling colored windows, letting his aural attention stray, tuning in and out the sound of the rain.

She overheard a group of hunters, as they lazed in the shade of a fig tree, feeding themselves on its plump fruit and talking loosely.

They walked among the ornamental gardens, with its still pools among the drifting dappled shadows, stopping now and again to watch the golden fish lazing among the green cress.

At a snap of his fingers he could have every alternate man flogged - or allow them to laze in their hammocks for the rest of the day.

Now they could laze about the yard and be groomed, then put in their stalls for the night, once Jib and Rune finished cleaning them.

All they ever did was laze about, doing nothing useful, whining about some imagined grievance or other.

This is simply done by replacing the independent private workshop by the compulsory national workshop in this way replacing piece-work by work by the day, and the attentive, energetic workman who minds his business and expects to earn money in return by inattentive apathic workmen pressed into a poorly paid service but paid even when they botch the job or laze about.