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lounge lizard

[ lounj liz-erd ]

noun

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


lounge lizard

noun

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


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Word History and Origins

Origin of lounge lizard1

First recorded in 1910–15

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Example Sentences

I figured it out as Bill, crooning lounge-lizard style, went from jumping jacks to pushups.

You ride or golf or worse than waste your time on some lounge lizard, dancing till time to come home to dress for dinner.

But the call of New York, of the "lounge lizard's" ease and unhealthy excitement had won already, it seemed.

I cannot say that I have had much opportunity to study the person called here a "lounge lizard."

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