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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Origin uncertain, possibly from French s'allonger (to lie down). Compare French longer

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NounEdit

lounge (plural lounges)

  1. A waiting room in an office, airport etc.
  2. (Britain) A domestic living room.
    • 1954, Alexander Alderson, The Subtle Minotaur,[1] chapter 18:
      The lounge was furnished in old English oak and big Knole settees. There were rugs from Tabriz and Kerman on the highly polished floor. [] A table lamp was fashioned from a silver Egyptian hookah.
  3. An establishment, similar to a bar, that serves alcohol and often plays background music or shows television.
  4. A large comfortable seat for two or three people or more, a sofa or couch; also called lounge chair.
  5. The act of one who lounges; idle reclining.
    • 1849, The Knickerbocker (volume 33, page 198)
      That is, he devoted his waking hours to lounges among the habitués of Chestnut-street, and lollings in an arm-chair of 'Squire Coke in Walnut-street.

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VerbEdit

lounge (third-person singular simple present lounges, present participle lounging, simple past and past participle lounged)

  1. To relax; to spend time lazily; to stand, sit, or recline, in an indolent manner.
    • J. Hannay
      We lounge over the sciences, dawdle through literature, yawn over politics.

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English lounge

NounEdit

lounge m (definite singular loungen, indefinite plural lounger, definite plural loungene)

  1. a lounge (usually in a hotel, airport or ship)

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SpanishEdit

NounEdit

lounge m (plural lounges or lounge)

  1. lounge

SwedishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

lo +‎ unge

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lounge c

  1. A lynx cub.

DeclensionEdit

Declension of lounge 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative lounge loungen loungar loungarna
Genitive lounges loungens loungars loungarnas

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from English lounge.

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lounge c

  1. A lounge, a waiting room.

DeclensionEdit

Declension of lounge 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative lounge loungen lounger loungerna
Genitive lounges loungens loungers loungernas