WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
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 © 2017
loll  (lol),USA pronunciation v.i. 
  1. to recline or lean in a relaxed, lazy, or indolent manner;
    lounge:to loll on a sofa.
  2. to hang loosely;
    dangle:The dog stood in the heat with his tongue lolling out of his mouth.

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

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

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
  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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