What does lounge mean?

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This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word lounge.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sofa, couch, loungenoun

    an upholstered seat for more than one person

  2. lounge, waiting room, waiting areaverb

    a room (as in a hotel or airport) with seating where people can wait

  3. loungeverb

    sit or recline comfortably

    "He was lounging on the sofa"

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

    be about

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


  1. loungenoun

    A waiting room in an office, airport etc.

  2. loungenoun

    A domestic living room.

  3. loungenoun

    An establishment, similar to a bar, that serves alcohol and often plays background music or shows television.

  4. loungenoun

    A large comfortable seat for two or three people or more, a sofa or couch; also called lounge chair.

  5. loungeverb

    To relax as if in a lounge.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. To Loungeverb

    To idle; to live lazily.

    Etymology: lunderen, Dutch.


  1. lounge

    A lounge is a room or area where people can sit, relax, socialize, or wait. It may be found in a home, office, club, or public place like a hotel or airport. Lounges usually have comfortable seating and a relaxed atmosphere. It also refers to a casual, leisurely form of activity such as sitting or reclining. As a verb, lounge means to spend time idly or relax comfortably.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Loungeadjective

    to spend time lazily, whether lolling or idly sauntering; to pass time indolently; to stand, sit, or recline, in an indolent manner

  2. Loungenoun

    an idle gait or stroll; the state of reclining indolently; a place of lounging

  3. Loungenoun

    a piece of furniture resembling a sofa, upon which one may lie or recline

  4. Etymology: [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.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Lounge

    lownj, v.i. to recline at one's ease: to move about listlessly.—n. the act or state of lounging: an idle stroll: a place for lounging: a kind of sofa.—n. Loung′er. [Fr. longis, one that is long in doing anything, formed (but with a pun on L. longus, long) from L. Longius or Longinus, the legendary name of the centurion who pierced the body of Christ.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'lounge' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3537

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'lounge' in Nouns Frequency: #2284

Anagrams for lounge »

  1. lugeon

  2. longue

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lounge in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lounge in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of lounge in a Sentence

  1. Joseph Schumpeter:

    The evolution of the capitalist style of life could be easily -- and perhaps most tellingly -- described in terms of the genesis of the modern Lounge Suit.

  2. Todd Parrott:

    I sat them down up in the lounge of the truck and I said, 'I'm not sure what is going to happen, but if it does happen and I do get the call to go to Bristol and work with you guys, is there anything you need from me? What do you want? What do you like?'.

  3. Roman James:

    We've created a lounge where you don't necessarily have to be in the garage to really enjoy it, if you're having some sort of a social event, you can hang out at the bar in the lounge, but the car is always displayed well. I think that's what people are looking at.

  4. Clive Lewis:

    Over the last 50 years corporate interests have changed stadiums more than anything else. Years ago, stadiums were just bare concrete and no seats, just bleachers, today, it's a lot more about the corporate experience -- the internal lounge, corporate boxes, restaurants. Which means that people are coming to the venue an hour or two before the event and not leaving for an hour or two afterwards.

  5. Dining Table:

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Translations for lounge

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  • استراحةArabic
  • lolfaWelsh
  • Lounge, Wohnzimmer, Warteraum, WartezimmerGerman
  • καθιστικό, αίθουσα αναμονήςGreek
  • estancia, sala de estar, sala de esperaSpanish
  • salle d'attente, salonFrench
  • salotto, oziare, sala d'attesa, ciondolare, stare in panciolle, veranda, poltrire, bighellare, stare a pancia all'aria, piano-bar, bighellonare, sala d'aspettoItalian
  • リビングルーム, 休憩室, 待合室, 居間, ラウンジJapanese
  • 휴게실, 라운지, 대기실, 사교실Korean
  • salongNorwegian
  • sala de esperaPortuguese
  • зал ожида́ния, гости́ная, холл, безде́льничать, бар, ко́мната о́тдыха, сало́н, отдыха́ть, приёмнаяRussian
  • ห้องนั่งเล่นThai
  • sälunVolapük
  • 休息室Chinese

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