A lounge is any place designed for people to relax in an enjoyable atmosphere.

Common lounges include:

smoking lounge
drinking lounge
lava lounge

A sub category of easy listening music. It's a comfortable kind of music, that makes you want to nonchalantly rest yourself in a comfortable and deep leather sofa, legs crossed, with a sweet cocktail and a cigar in your hands. I said, in the hand, the cigar, darling.

Lounge (?), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Lounged (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Lounging (?).] [OE. lungis a tall, slow, awkward fellow, OF. longis, longin, said to be fr. Longinus, the name of the centurion who pierced the body of Christ, but with reference also to L. longus long. Cf. Long, a.]

To spend time lazily, whether lolling or idly sauntering; to pass time indolently; to stand, sit, or recline, in an indolent manner.

We lounge over the sciences, dawdle through literature, yawn over politics. J. Hannay.

 

© Webster 1913.


Lounge, n.

1.

An idle gait or stroll; the state of reclining indolently; a place of lounging.

She went with Lady Stock to a bookseller's whose shop erved as a fashionable lounge. Miss Edgeworth.

2.

A piece of furniture resembling a sofa, upon which one may lie or recline.

 

© Webster 1913.

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