- British Dialect. to loll; lounge.
- to move forward with a bounding or leaping motion.
Origin of lollop
First recorded in 1735–45; extended variant of loll
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Examples from the Web for lollop
Let them lollop along in their own wretched fashion to some final imbecility!Robert Orange
John Oliver Hobbes
If we do not pick up a wind, however, there is no knowing how long we may lollop about.A Voyage in the 'Sunbeam'
Annie Allnut Brassey
I resumed my hat, and the rabbit lolloped a lollop or so out of my way.Twelve Stories and a Dream
H. G. Wells
At that moment, George was announcing in an undertone: "Here's the lollop now."The Day of Days
Louis Joseph Vance
They may look on the lollop, but not on the sulk, nor they don't 'ang their 'eads like a ill-tempered moke.
- to walk or run with a clumsy or relaxed bouncing movement
- a less common word for lounge
C18: probably from loll + -op as in gallop, to emphasize the contrast in meaning
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