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loll about

1. To relax or spend time idly; to do nothing or very little. I'll just loll about for a while in the common area until you're finished with your class. I can't wait to go on my vacation and loll about the beach for two weeks!
2. To flop, droop, or roll around (some place) very lazily or slothfully. It's a gorgeous day outside, so you kids get off your butts and quit lolling about in front of the TV! I make a point of lolling about in bed as long as I want to on Sundays.
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loll around

To flop, droop, or roll around (some place) very lazily or slothfully. It's a gorgeous day outside, so you kids get off your butts and quit lolling around in front of the TV! I make a point of lolling around in bed as long as I want to on Sundays.
See also: around, loll

loll back

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.
See also: back, loll

loll out

To flop, droop, or roll out (of something). The driver was so drunk that he lolled out of the car when the police officer ordered him to get on the sidewalk. The dogs all sat in a row, their tongues lolling out in the hot sun.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

loll about (some place)

to lie, lounge, or droop some place. The tired travelers lolled about all over the hotel lobby until their rooms were ready. They were still lolling about at three in the afternoon.
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loll around

to roll, flop, or hang around. The dog's tongue lolled around as it rolled on its back, trying to keep cool. Stop lolling around and get to work.
See also: around, loll

loll back

[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.
See also: back, loll

loll out

[for a tongue] to hang or flop out. The dog's tongue lolled out as it lay sleeping. Since the dog's tongue lolled out every time it opened its mouth, it is a wonder it didn't bite it when it closed its mouth.
See also: loll, out
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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