To lounge is to sit or to lie down in a relaxed position. You might lounge in your backyard on a hot day, or you might lounge on the couch after a long day at work.

  • He was lounging on the couch, watching TV.

  • The cat was lying in the sun, lounging lazily.

Definition of lounging


To relax; to spend time lazily; to stand, sit, or recline, in an indolent manner.


The act of one who lounges.

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Example Sentences for lounging

  • 1

    The capacity of the lounge is 45 people.

  • 2

    The restaurant and lounge are open to the public.

  • 3

    The lounge is a rather more staid affair.

  • 4

    The octane lounge now occupies the stage.

  • 5

    The trophy is proudly displayed in the Harrison lounge.

  • 6

    One bathroom is connected to the lounge and the other to the bedroom.

  • 7

    The autumn leaves cover up the suit on the lounge.

  • 8

    The lounge and the suit disappear down the path into the woods.

  • 9

    The lounge is designed to be an area of relaxing recreation and conversation.

  • 10

    The lounge is the only part of the building that is air conditioned.