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/ lɒl /
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verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
to allow to hang, droop, or dangle.
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 lollloller, nounloll·ing·ly, adverb
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How to use loll in a sentence
The monkey avatar stared back at me, its tongue lolling out of its mouth.How I (Digitally) Killed My Twitter Impostor|JoBeth McDaniel|July 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Come along, Ambitious, he urged one of the pack horses who was lolling behind.The Adventure Girls at K Bar O|Clair Blank
Then I wraps myself up in his dressing-gown, and lolling down on the sofa, bids him open the dor.Memoirs of Mr. Charles J. Yellowplush|William Makepeace Thackeray
They were all gorgeously attired, and lolling about in indolent attitudes, as if life were an indescribable bore to them.Jack Harkaway's Boy Tinker Among The Turks|Bracebridge Hemyng
If you're still lolling about why did you tell me two hours ago that you were leaving immediately?The Awkward Age|Henry James
His vast mouth was open, his long red tongue lolling out, and his white teeth gleaming.Two Boys in Wyoming|Edward S. Ellis
British Dictionary definitions for loll
/ (lɒl) /
(intr) to lie, lean, or lounge in a lazy or relaxed manner
to hang or allow to hang loosely
an act or instance of lolling
Derived forms of lollloller, nounlolling, adjective
Word Origin for loll
C14: perhaps imitative; perhaps related to Middle Dutch lollen to doze
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