Loll back - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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To flop, droop, or roll backward. Tom was so tired that his head kept lolling back in the car. After the meal, we all lolled back on the sofa to watch the football match.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.
[for a head] to fall or droop backwards. As he passed out, his head lolled back and struck the corner of the table. Her head lolled back and suddenly she was fast asleep.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
References in periodicals archive
I shall just loll back
(if I can find a gap on the sofa) and wallow in the noise and chatter of family around me - the only time in the year when we manage to be all together.
Drinks before bedtime relax the muscle tissue, causing the tongue to loll back
. Some medications, including sleeping pills, can produce the same relaxing effect.
You can loll back
in the deep and comfortable seats while cooling yourself with air conditioning straight from a swanky New York office block.
Why, loll back
naked apart from a few strategically-placed feathers.
But every time I got near sleep, my bloated tongue would loll back
into my throat and I'd come back to woozy wakefulness, gagging.