loaf of bread, loaf(noun)
a shaped mass of baked bread that is usually sliced before eating
a quantity of food (other than bread) formed in a particular shape
"meat loaf"; "sugar loaf"; "a loaf of cheese"
bum, bum around, bum about, arse around, arse about, fuck off, loaf, frig around, waste one's time, lounge around, loll, loll around, lounge about(verb)
be lazy or idle
"Her son is just bumming around all day"
loiter, lounge, footle, lollygag, loaf, lallygag, hang around, mess about, tarry, linger, lurk, mill about, mill around(verb)
"The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square"; "Who is this man that is hanging around the department?"
any thick lump, mass, or cake; especially, a large regularly shaped or molded mass, as of bread, sugar, or cake
to spend time in idleness; to lounge or loiter about
to spend in idleness; -- with away; as, to loaf time away
Origin: [OE. lof, laf, AS. hlf; akin to G. laib, OHG. hleip, Icel. hleifr, Goth. hlaifs, Russ. khlieb', Lith. klpas. Cf. Lady, Lammas, Lord.]
Loaf is the first live album release by the jam band moe. Recorded live at The Wetlands Preserve in New York City, New York on November 24 and 25 1995. 2,000 copies were released. It is out of print.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
lōf, n. a regularly shaped mass of bread: a mass of sugar: any lump:—pl. Loaves (lōvz).—n. Loaf′-sug′ar, refined sugar in the form of a cone.—Loaves and fishes, temporal benefits, the main chance for one's self—from John, vi. 26. [A.S. hláf.]
lōf, v.i. to loiter, pass time idly.—n. Loaf′er.—adj. Loaf′erish. [Prob. directly Ger. läufer, a runner, laufen, to run about.]
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The numerical value of loaf in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of loaf in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Americans don’t need crumbs, they need the whole loaf.
We have a system now that counts every single loaf of bread consumed.
Even if a farmer intends to loaf, he gets up in time to get an early start.
We may not be able to get certainty, but we can get probability, and half a loaf is better than no bread.
When you have only two pennies left in the world, buy a loaf of bread with one, and a lily with the other.
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Translations for loaf
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- bochník, zahálet, pecenCzech
- хлѣбъOld Church Slavonic, Church Slavonic, Old Bulgarian
- rumhängen, nichts tun, herumlungern, LaibGerman
- καρβέλι, φρατζόλαGreek
- pan, mollera, holgazanearSpanish
- savonnette, paresser, miche, baguetteFrench
- builín, bairín, bollógIrish
- lofScottish Gaelic
- hleifur, slóra, brauðIcelandic
- bighellare, capoccia, vagabondare, pan carrè, trastullarsi, pane in cassetta, pagnotta, girovagare, oziare, panettoItalian
- パン一斤, パン一塊Japanese
- kukulis, slaistīties, klaipsLatvian
- rohi, ānewanewaMāori
- векна, денгуби, сомун, безделничиMacedonian
- vadiar, pãoPortuguese
- булка, батон, буханкаRussian
- hlȅb, vekna, štrȕca, hljȅb, veknicaSerbo-Croatian
- hlebec, hleb, štrucaSlovene
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