verb (used without object)
to recline or lean in a relaxed, lazy, or indolent manner; lounge:
to loll on a sofa.
to hang loosely; droop; dangle:
The dog stood in the heat with his tongue lolling out of his mouth.
verb (used with object)
to allow to hang, droop, or dangle.
the act of lolling.
a person or thing that lolls.
(intransitive) to lie, lean, or lounge in a lazy or relaxed manner
to hang or allow to hang loosely
an act or instance of lolling
mid-14c., lollen “to lounge idly, hang loosely,” perhaps related to Middle Dutch lollen “to doze, mumble,” or somehow imitative of rocking or swinging. Specifically of the tongue from 1610s. Related: Lolled; lolling. As a noun, from 1709.
- Loll around
verb phrase To dispose or comport oneself idly; goof off, lollygag, lounge around: We were lolling around at the pool when the thing fell [1940s+; loll, ”lean idly,” is found by 1377]
[lol-erd] /ˈlɒl ərd/ noun 1. an English or Scottish follower of the religious teachings of John Wycliffe from the 14th to the 16th centuries. /ˈlɒləd/ noun 1. (English history) a follower of John Wycliffe during the 14th, 15th, and 16th centuries name for certain heretics, late 14c. (in Chaucer, Loller, c.1386), from Middle Dutch lollaerd, […]
- Longcase clock
[lawng-keys, long-] /ˈlɔŋˌkeɪs, ˈlɒŋ-/ noun 1. . /ˈlɒŋˌkeɪs/ noun 1. another name for grandfather clock
- Long-case clock
[lawng-keys, long-] /ˈlɔŋˌkeɪs, ˈlɒŋ-/ noun 1. .