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lounger

Syllabification: loung·er
Pronunciation: /ˈlounjər
 
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Definition of lounger in English:

noun

1A person spending their time lazily or in a relaxed way.
Example sentences
  • I think, Watson, that the time has come for me to cease being an armchair lounger.
1.1chiefly British another term for chaise longue.
Example sentences
  • There were also a lovely gilded desk, soft comfortable chairs and loungers that invited a person to grab a book and read for the whole day.
  • Rather than providing a portrait of one particular day by a pool, the composition reduces the subject to its essentials: a stand of flowers in a garden, a woman reclining on a lounger, and the water of the pool.
  • Women in various stages of undress reclined on loungers around the edge of the room and a beautifully ornate staircase dropped from its centre down to the spa facilities below.

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