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loll

[ lol ]
/ lɒl /
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verb (used without object)

to recline or lean in a relaxed, lazy, or indolent manner; lounge: to loll on a sofa.
to hang loosely; droop; dangle: The dog stood in the heat with his tongue lolling out of his mouth.

verb (used with object)

to allow to hang, droop, or dangle.

noun Archaic.

the act of lolling.
a person or thing that lolls.

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Origin of loll

First recorded in 1300–50; Middle English lollen, lullen (perhaps imitative); compare Middle Dutch lollen “doze, sit near a fire”

synonym study for loll

1. See lounge.

OTHER WORDS FROM loll

loller, nounloll·ing·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for loll

loll
/ (lɒl) /

verb

(intr) to lie, lean, or lounge in a lazy or relaxed manner
to hang or allow to hang loosely

noun

an act or instance of lolling

Derived forms of loll

loller, nounlolling, adjective

Word Origin for loll

C14: perhaps imitative; perhaps related to Middle Dutch lollen to doze
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