[ lol-uh p ]
/ ˈlɒl əp /

verb (used without object)

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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for lollop

  • At that moment, George was announcing in an undertone: "Here's the lollop now."

    The Day of Days|Louis Joseph Vance
  • I resumed my hat, and the rabbit lolloped a lollop or so out of my way.

  • 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

British Dictionary definitions for lollop


/ (ˈlɒləp) /

verb (intr) mainly British

to walk or run with a clumsy or relaxed bouncing movement
a less common word for lounge

Word Origin for lollop

C18: probably from loll + -op as in gallop, to emphasize the contrast in meaning
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