What does lounge mean?

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Here are all the possible meanings 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.

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

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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. Markus Binkert:

    When we create lounges we always try to think,' What will be the one distinctive factor ? ,' in this lounge it will be the terrace... this beautiful scenery of the Swiss Alps. It's going to be a destination of its own.

  2. Modern Round CFO Ron Miller:

    They play cop for the day, and our guests leave the lounge understanding how difficult it can be to be in law enforcement.

  3. Nancy Pelosi:

    The presidential race is the main event. It has everything : It has glamour, it has money, it has power -- it's showbiz. It's an attraction, and off years are like the lounge act. Who goes there -- right ?

  4. Devin Nunes:

    I'd argue that woke obsessions are the proper jurisdiction of faculty lounge Marxists, not our national security agencies.

  5. Bob Bryan:

    We're ultra competitive and the losses still hurt, but it does ease the pain when you walk off the court and see two kids run at you and tackle you right outside the player lounge.

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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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