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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
a departure lounge (=a room at an airport where people wait before their flights leave)
bedroom/lounge etc
▪ The bedroom was large and comfortable with a view of the river.
cocktail lounge
departure lounge
lounge bar
lounge in a chair (=sit in one in a very relaxed way)
▪ Everyone was outside, lounging in chairs in the sun.
lounge suit
sun lounge
transit lounge
▪ Breakfast is taken on a pleasant terrace, or in a large room which doubles as a comfortable lounge during the evenings.
▪ There are two comfortable lounges with open fires, one with a large collection of books for guests to read.
▪ She led them down a narrow corridor and into a comfortable lounge.
▪ Public rooms include a spacious reception with comfortable lounge and bar area and a fresh, spacious breakfast room.
▪ Environmental impacts have been minimised by using local woods and grasses to build the huts and the comfortable lounge and bar area.
▪ The Lido Palace facilities include comfortable lounges, a breakfast room, a spacious dining-room and a well-stocked bar.
▪ There is a comfortable beamed bar lounge where snacks are served.
▪ There are three bedrooms, each with a private bathroom, a comfortable guest lounge, and a dining room.
▪ Built in 1904, there is an intimate, galleried restaurant and elegant lounges where a pianist plays each evening.
▪ There is an elegant lounge and restaurant, a bar, and live music twice a week.
▪ Piggy-wig was in the kitchen, Dionne opened a bottle of white wine and they sat in the elegant grey-blue lounge.
▪ There is an elegant lounge and a pianist entertains guests in the piano bar several times a week.
▪ There is an air of opulent grandeur in the several elegant lounges, a pretty terrace and restaurant offering a good choice.
▪ Spacious family houses or very large bungalows with five or more bedrooms, two or three bathrooms, large lounge studies etc.
▪ A large airy lounge and adjoining deck make ideal places to relax after a day of hiking.
▪ The large high-ceilinged lounge is beamed and in winter is made cosy by a roaring log fire.
▪ Facilities include a large, comfortable lounge, a traditional stube and a Viennese cafe.
▪ A pianist plays twice a week in the small, genteel bar and the large lounge.
▪ Entering the railway hotel he ordered a pot of coffee and sat in the main lounge with his back to the stairs.
▪ He went through the green door in the Customs Hall and out into the main lounge.
▪ Then you turn and run into the main lounge.
▪ While Midge and Angela had tea, the three men sat in one of the smallest lounges.
▪ They even had a small lounge where they could, if they so desired, impersonate Nero.
▪ There is a small lounge and a light modern breakfast room.
▪ Within, the hotel is simple and friendly with a small lounge and a breakfast room.
▪ The spacious lounge with its well-stocked bar is furnished in soft peachy colours and attractive cane-backed chairs.
▪ It has a spacious lounge, and a traditional stube where you can enjoy drinks with the locals.
▪ Inside, there is a spacious lounge and bar, traditionally furnished with cool marble floors.
▪ There is a spacious lounge and a panoramic restaurant supervised by the owner, Signor Lucibello.
▪ The spacious lounge has a bar for a relaxing drink and leads out on to a surrounding, shaded terrace.
▪ The public rooms include a spacious lounge and a ballroom elegantly decorated with corniced ceilings and stylish furnishings.
▪ The spacious public lounge, well worn decor and useful 24-hour bar make this a rock-band favourite.
▪ They strut through the airport lounge, moving en masse.
▪ The symbol of the new age is the new Euston, an all-purpose combination of airport lounge and open-plan public lavatory.
▪ Thus, a group is more than an aimless crowd of people waiting in an airport lounge or at a bus-stop.
▪ The work also involves relocating the kitchen and lounge area to the ground floor and resiting the main entrance.
▪ The caf lounge area has cushy chairs and plenty of caffeinated and herbal remedies to nurture patrons of the arts.
▪ Superior rooms have a lounge area.
▪ You should not arrive early as we are most unlikely to have waiting space available in the lounge area.
▪ Other facilities include a restaurant, bar and lounge area, indoor swimming pool, own shops and hairdresser.
▪ Public rooms include attractive lounge areas, a bar and two good restaurants.
▪ There is a large foyer with pleasant lounge area and an intimate bar and a restaurant.
▪ Public rooms include a bar with lounge area and wine cellar.
▪ There is a comfortable beamed bar lounge where snacks are served.
▪ The hotel features a pleasant swimming pool with sun terrace, lounge chairs and large lawns for sunbathing.
▪ Individual desks are the norm, as opposed to tables, lounge chairs, or work stations.
▪ Sometimes she sits in a lounge chair on the back porch and stares off into space.
▪ He was reclining on the lounge chair which had been his cradle during his trip through space.
▪ Billy got off his lounge chair now, went into the bathroom and took a leak.
▪ An old man had occupied the lipstick-red lounge chair beside her.
▪ At the restaurant they were ushered into a small, extremely hot cocktail lounge.
▪ The gallery looks so much like a cocktail lounge you may be tempted to ask a guard for a martini.
▪ They oversee the hotels' restaurants, cocktail lounges, and banquet facilities.
▪ Moments before boarding I caught a glimpse of a television set in the departure lounge.
▪ The pub is like a five-star hotel lounge: huge windows and modern chairs.
▪ He was wearing a decent black cloth lounge suit, and had no intentions of changing his mode of attire.
▪ The sun lounge with its comfortable settees is ideal to relax in.
▪ A sun lounge, verandah or covered porch?
▪ the airport's departure lounge
▪ In the lounge Lord Beddington was taking a short rest after the exigencies of luncheon.
▪ The car itself had the look of a narrow lounge in a posh London pub.
▪ The origins of the hotel are also apparent in the impressive entrance hall, cocktail bar and lounge.
▪ There's no dining room or lounge, but guests can have a self-service breakfast for £2.50.
▪ They brought him magazines from the staff lounge and extra cigarettes.
▪ They oversee the hotels' restaurants, cocktail lounges, and banquet facilities.
▪ What use would it have been if I had gone into the lounge without something like that?
▪ If there was work to do, you did it, with no lounging about.
▪ Lawns were not about lounging or being seen in public.
▪ Stockings and petticoats, discarded for the wash, lounged about in here, flung over the back of a carved armchair.
▪ Whales have been lounging about and eating plankton for some fifty million years.
▪ And as for the three highlanders lounging around the spikey Volkswagen.
▪ To order, turn to page 148 Lounge around in style in this fabulous tunic top with matching leggings.
▪ Mostly we spend our days across the road at the Atlantis, lounging around the pool or on the beach.
▪ She mingled with the crowds of young, untidy foreigners who lounged around the base of the statue in Piccadilly Circus.
▪ It has a large pool to lounge around, and attentive barman Tassos is on hand to top up your glass.
▪ When lounging around I find these tend to dig in at the hips.
▪ He was lounging back against the tree trunk a few yards away, consulting his compass and studying the map intently.
▪ I lounged back in my pouch-seat, smiling with satisfaction.
▪ Parkin lounged back in his chair.
▪ The sergeant lounged back in his chair and gnawed the end of his pen.
▪ The man lounged easily in his chair and Holly stood.
▪ Margarett snaps Miss Sheldon, chaperone of the Florentine School, and two schoolmates lounging on deck chairs.
▪ They lounge round my chair now, staring at the chaplain and licking their lips.
▪ The royal favourite sat in a quilted window seat whilst young Edward lounged in a chair near him.
▪ She was too conscious of Piers lounging in the chair opposite her to relax.
▪ Except Basueldo, who lounged in his chair, his arm casually around a cushion.
▪ Selkirk sat alongside him, lounging in a chair.
▪ Parkin lounged back in his chair.
▪ John's more practical eye had noted the men lounging at the doors of what had been monastic cells.
▪ Teen-agers and young men lounge on park benches or gather around video games inside a general store.
▪ The man lounged easily in his chair and Holly stood.
▪ Are you the sort of person who likes to lounge in bed at the weekend?
▪ I dried off, then lounged on a hammock at the poolside.
▪ A few steamers lounge in the blue water.
▪ And as for the three highlanders lounging around the spikey Volkswagen.
▪ I lounged on the couch in the attic sitting-room, pyramidal in shape with deep-set windows.
▪ I dried off and lounged on the ledge of tiles that formed a long sitting area opposite the pool.
▪ Margarett snaps Miss Sheldon, chaperone of the Florentine School, and two schoolmates lounging on deck chairs.
▪ The sergeant lounged back in his chair and gnawed the end of his pen.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Lounge \Lounge\ (lounj), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Lounged (lounjd); p. pr. & vb. n. Lounging (loun"j[i^]ng).] [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,

  1. ] 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 \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.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

"comfortable drawing room," 1881, from lounge (v.); in the sense of "couch on which one can lie at full length," it is attested from 1830. Lounge lizard is by 1917, perhaps from 1912, a term of contempt, originally in reference to men who hung around in tea rooms to flirt.


"to loll idly," c.1500, Scottish, of uncertain origin, perhaps [Barnhart] from French s'allonger (paresseusement) "to lounge about, lie at full length," from Old French alongier "lengthen," from Latin longus "long" (see long (adj.)). Another etymology traces it through obsolete lungis (n.) "slow, lazy person" (c.1560), from Middle French longis, a generic application of Longinus, supposed to be the name of the centurion who pierced Christ's side with a spear in John xix:34. Popular etymology associated the name directly with long (adj.). Related: Lounged; lounging.


n. 1 A waiting room in an office, airport etc. 2 A domestic living room. 3 An establishment, similar to a bar, that serves alcohol and often plays background music or shows television. 4 A large comfortable seat for two or three people or more, a sofa or couch; also called ''lounge chair''. 5 The act of one who lounges; idle reclining. vb. To relax; to spend time lazily; to stand, sit, or recline, in an indolent manner.

  1. v. 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?" [syn: loiter, footle, lollygag, loaf, lallygag, hang around, mess about, tarry, linger, lurk, mill about, mill around]

  1. n. an upholstered seat for more than one person [syn: sofa, couch]

  2. a public room (as in a hotel or airport) with seating where people can wait [syn: waiting room, waiting area]


Lounge may refer to:

Usage examples of "lounge".

In the lounge, Data spotted Darryl Adin sitting alone at a table near the viewports, looking out at the stars.

So she sat beside Rillao and watched the boneless beings lounge and spout and push agates into new swirls and patterns.

Lord Clevedale lounged beside the old gentleman, and was frankly agog with curiosity.

With forced nonchalance, he stopped in the arboretum for a stroll through the greenery, then at the observation lounge for a nightcap.

Freddy looked up in irritation as Jennifer Banda came into the lounge.

His wide and fleshy chest under barathea or blue lounge suit moved grandly with deep breaths, as if always fresh from some exhilaration.

Safe for the moment with the lounge between them, Shanna made a comic face at him, but her eyes spoke volumes as they sparkled in coquettish witchery, half challenging, half beckoning him.

Then came archers of the guard, shrill-voiced women of the camp, English pages with their fair skins and blue wondering eyes, dark-robed friars, lounging men-at-arms, swarthy loud-tongued Gascon serving-men, seamen from the river, rude peasants of the Medoc, and becloaked and befeathered squires of the court, all jostling and pushing in an ever-changing, many-colored stream, while English, French, Welsh, Basque, and the varied dialects of Gascony and Guienne filled the air with their babel.

Supposedly in her bridal tent, lounging in a silken gown among silken cushions with kohl on her eyelids, henna on her fingertips, attar of rose, jasmine, and orange blossom perfuming the air, Zohra instead was standing on the very top of the Tel, dressed in an old caftan and trousers that she had stolen from her father.

One of the pair lounging in colorful silk robes with Brugh and Taeric had blue eyes and almost white hair, the other skin nearly as dark as her eyes.

LATE in the afternoon of the second day, Margaret Brye entered the cocktail lounge of the fashionable Hotel Clairmont.

Lounging around a noisy Chicano bar in the middle of a communist riot?

The burly young man who had accompanied him to the Cooley pig roast lounged against the side wall under a window.

She can see into the communications cubby from her position in the lounge.

The first-class lounge at Heathrow provided Internet access in nice little cubi- cles providing some privacy, but Castillo decided against sending his boss an e-mail announcing where he was and where he was going.