lolling

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WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2016
loll /lɑl/USA pronunciation   v. [no object]
  1. to lie or lean in a relaxed or indolent manner;
    lounge:to loll on a sofa.
  2. to hang loosely:His head lolled forward.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2016
loll  (lol), 
v.i. 
  1. to recline or lean in a relaxed, lazy, or indolent manner;
    lounge:to loll on a sofa.
  2. to hang loosely; droop;
    dangle:The dog stood in the heat with his tongue lolling out of his mouth.

v.t. 
  1. to allow to hang, droop, or dangle.

n. Archaic. 
  1. the act of lolling.
  2. a person or thing that lolls.
Etymology:1300–50;
Middle English lollen, lullen (perh. imitative);
compare Middle Dutch lollen doze, sit over the fire
loller, n. 
lolling•ly, adv. 


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

loll /lɒl/ vb
  1. (intransitive) to lie, lean, or lounge in a lazy or relaxed manner
  2. to hang or allow to hang loosely
n
  1. an act or instance of lolling
Etymology: 14th Century: perhaps imitative; perhaps related to Middle Dutch lollen to doze

ˈloller n ˈlolling adj



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