lounge lizard

noun Older Slang.

a foppish man who frequents bars, cafés, hotel lounges, etc., with or in search of women.
a sponger; scrounger; parasite.

Origin of lounge lizard

First recorded in 1910–15
Also called lizard.
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British Dictionary definitions for lounge lizard

lounge lizard


informal an idle frequenter of places where rich or prominent people gather
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