Definitions for loafloʊf

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. a portion of bread or cake usu. baked in an oblong mass with a rounded top.

    Category: Cooking

  2. a shaped or molded mass of food, as of chopped meat:

    a veal loaf.

    Category: Cooking

* (lōvz)..

Origin of loaf:

bef. 950; ME lo(o)f, OE hlāf loaf, bread, c. OHG leip, ON hleifr, Go hlaifs


  1. to idle away time.

  2. to lounge or saunter lazily and idly.

  3. (v.t.)to pass idly (usu. fol. by away):

    to loaf one's life away.

Origin of loaf:

1825–35, back formation from loafer

Princeton's WordNet

  1. loaf of bread, loaf(noun)

    a shaped mass of baked bread that is usually sliced before eating

  2. loaf(verb)

    a quantity of food (other than bread) formed in a particular shape

    "meat loaf"; "sugar loaf"; "a loaf of cheese"

  3. 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"

  4. loiter, lounge, footle, lollygag, loaf, lallygag, hang around, mess about, tarry, linger, lurk, mill about, mill around(verb)

    be about

    "The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square"; "Who is this man that is hanging around the department?"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. loaf(noun)ʊf

    bread that can be cut into slices

Webster Dictionary

  1. Loaf(noun)

    any thick lump, mass, or cake; especially, a large regularly shaped or molded mass, as of bread, sugar, or cake

  2. Loaf(verb)

    to spend time in idleness; to lounge or loiter about

  3. Loaf(verb)

    to spend in idleness; -- with away; as, to loaf time away


  1. Loaf

    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.

Translations for loaf

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a shaped mass of bread

a sliced loaf.

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