lounging

[ loun-jing ]
/ ˈlaʊn dʒɪŋ /

adjective

(of a garment) worn for leisure, as at home: lounging robe; lounging jacket.
lacking energy or vigor; relaxed.

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Origin of lounging

First recorded in 1665–75; lounge + -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM lounging

loung·ing·ly, adverbun·loung·ing, adjective
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