lounger

[ loun-jer ]
/ ˈlaʊn dʒər /

noun

a person or thing that lounges.
Informal. a lounging robe.

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Origin of lounger

First recorded in 1500–10; lounge + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for lounger

lounger
/ (ˈlaʊndʒə) /

noun

a comfortable sometimes adjustable couch or extending chair designed for someone to relax on
a loose comfortable leisure garment
a person who lounges
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