(of a garment) worn for leisure, as at home: lounging robe; lounging jacket.
lacking energy or vigor; relaxed.
- loung·ing·ly, adverb
- un·loung·ing, adjective
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How to use lounging in a sentence
Once the slippers have reached a full charge, you can unplug them and start walking—or lounging—for hours.
This silk sleep set is designed for elegant lounging and is sure to make waking up a glamorous affair even if you’re just working from home.37 Gifts to Buy This Mother's Day for Every Type of Mom in Your Life | Melissa Locker | May 3, 2021 | Time
It’s a key layer for all the activities I do, from mountaineering and ultrarunning to skiing and coffee-shop lounging.Long-Term Review: These Are the Best Women's Fleeces | Anna Callaghan | April 13, 2021 | Outside Online
Jim had to cajole me, as it was already late, and I was lounging around in sweats, book in hand.I Was Gang Raped at a UVA Frat 30 Years Ago, and No One Did Anything | Liz Seccuro | December 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But when she opened the door, a harem of toned and dreaded hip-hop dancers were lounging on couches staring at her.How Aidy Bryant Stealthily Became Your Favorite ‘Saturday Night Live’ Star | Kevin Fallon | October 31, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
You see, we open with Olivia lounging with her white hat and a copy of Gone Girl on the beach.‘Scandal’ Review: Olivia Pope Has Lost Her Damn Mind | Kevin Fallon | September 26, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
lounging about the back was an ever-rotating cast of Merry Pranksters, as the passengers of Furthur were called.
The living room is inexplicably empty, boasting only a blonde woman lounging on a bare floor mattress.Why Women Want Hollywood Lothario Wilmer Valderrama | Amy Zimmerman | April 9, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Aristide washed and powdered Jean himself, the landlord lounging by, pipe in mouth, administering suggestions.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol | William J. Locke
He was lounging on his sofa by the window, his eyes closed, while these thoughts flashed through him.The Wave | Algernon Blackwood
Beneath the portico, numbers of servants and retainers were lounging about, enjoying the fresco.
Even the Chinese shrimp-pickers were lounging on the beach before their little shack village.Ancestors | Gertrude Atherton
Avoid lounging attitudes, they are indelicate, except in your own private apartment.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness | Florence Hartley