laze away

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laze away

1. To be idle or slothful; to be totally inactive. ("Laze" is an informal verbalization of "lazy.") I don't want you lazing away on this sofa for the whole weekend, young man! After a long week of work, there's nothing I like better than to laze away for a while with video games or movies.
2. To pass a certain amount or period of time by being very lazy or idle. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "laze" and "away." Too many kids just laze the summer away in front of their computers or televisions. In my 20s, I would spend every Friday and Saturday night at the bar with my friends, but now that I have kids, I just want to laze away the evenings at home.
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laze something away

to spend a period of time being lazy. I just love to sit here and laze the day away. I will laze away the entire day.
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Brave high-speed water slides, laze the day away drifting on a river, snorkel with 20,000 tropical fish over a colourful reef, wade among rays and even come face to face with sharks!
When he's alone he will happily laze the day away but the moment he spies you he'll jump up and come running over to greet you.
You can go snorkelling, scuba diving, swimming, zipwiring, biking or just laze the day away wandering around the acres of paths or sitting soaking up the sun.
The funny thing is that while they want to laze the day away in bed, we seem to be getting up earlier and earlier.
You can laze the day away lounging around the pool and enjoy on board entertainment in the evenings.
Laze the day away and spend the night in one of their hammocks or bunk with fellow tourists.
You can go snorkelling, scuba diving, swimming, zip-wiring, biking or just laze the day away wandering around the acres of paths or sitting soaking up the sun.
Expect pretty, peaceful gardens and gentle sports for families to laze the day away, with nearby Leiria and Cascais also worthy of a visit.