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lollop

[ lol-uhp ]
/ ˈlɒl əp /
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verb (used without object)
British Dialect. to loll; lounge.
to move forward with a bounding or leaping motion.
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Origin of lollop

First recorded in1735–45; extended variant of loll
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British Dictionary definitions for lollop

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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