Definition of loll in English:

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Pronunciation: /läl/


[no object]
1Sit, lie, or stand in a lazy, relaxed way: the two girls lolled in their chairs
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  • Rick opened the door to find a teenage girl lolling about the overstuffed chair in the room.
  • Once inside the joint, you see girls with black-rimmed glasses lolling around the sofas, riffling Penguin classics provocatively.
  • We climbed the steep lane back to the Inn, pausing here along the way, and had a lovely lazy afternoon lolling on a hammock on the porch.
lounge, sprawl, drape oneself, stretch oneself;
slouch, slump;
laze, luxuriate, put one's feet up, lean back, sit back, recline, relax, take it easy
informal take a load off, chill (out), chillax
1.1Hang loosely; droop: he slumped against a tree trunk, his head lolling back her tongue was lolling out between her teeth
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  • He looked up at her, tongue lolling out, ice cream covering his muzzle, sweat dripping from his fur in several places.
  • A man with the face of a dog smiled at her from the painting, his tongue lolling out happily over his business suit.
  • The only thing in front of her was this dog, who was grinning at her with his tongue lolling out.
1.2 [with object] Stick out (one’s tongue) so that it hangs loosely out of the mouth: the boy lolled out his tongue
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  • If this fails to intimidate the attacker the snake turns belly up, opens its mouth and lolls its tongue out, playing dead.
  • I let my head roll to the side and lolled my tongue out the corner of my mouth.
  • The dog proceeded to stand on his hind legs, waving his front paws at the man and lolling his tongue out in an expression of doggy glee.
hang down, hang loosely, hang, droop, dangle, sag, drop, flop


Late Middle English: probably symbolic of dangling.

Words that rhyme with loll

boll, Chabrol, Coll, doll, Guignol, haute école, moll, pol, poll, skol, sol, troll, vol

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Syllabification: loll

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