loll around

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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.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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But with us, everything's done by private enterprise--and then there ain't much lolling around, you can depend on it.
(Indian men in rural areas are even more averse to doing chores such as washing dishes, and you see many lolling around on a charpoy (a bed made of coir ropes or tape), while women come home from a fast-drying well, balancing heavy pots of water on their heads).
It's a tough job that takes a toll on their bodies, and most retire before their age reaches double digits, spending their senior years lolling around as a family pet.
When not shouting at one another, people can also be found lolling around aimlessly, listlessly counting the hours, minutes, and seconds until they can gorge themselves on the delights described above.
Not that all our time was spent lolling around. To get an idea of what the island has to offer, we set off with local guide Alex Bruce (who told us he has relatives in Fort William), driving along the island's peaceful, but bumpy roads.
Mr Cobbe showed the jury CCTV from inside the bar and suggested she was "absolutely hammered", falling over with her head "lolling around".
Mr Cobbe showed the jury CCTV from the bar and suggested she was "absolutely hammered", falling over with her head "lolling around".
Some girls hit puberty early and they don't need boys lolling around the bathrooms if they are using female sanitary items for the first time.
"Poor river plumes have matures lolling around during late summer above deep thermoclines, refusing to stage in the warmer water near shore," Oravec says.
A highlight were the big dozy rabbits lolling around on the knees of the four-year-olds.
Aqueerians are at the top of their game which means that instead of lolling around a pool, you should be diving into the corporate shark tank with your harpoon.
By that, Baker means that visitors might be challenged to track down animals that aren't lolling around in their usual habitats.
In those days every flight seemed to be a cheerful, chatty experience, with half of the passengers lolling around at the back of the cabin smoking, laughing and taking full advantage of the free trolley bar.
They're comfortable, not to get out of, but once you're in, you're in!" Although Terry jokes that he's "twiddling his thumbs eleven-and-a-half-months of the year" before springing into action for the fortnight surrounding annual televised fundraiser Children In Need, his busy diary suggests there isn't much slack for lolling They're comfortable, not to get out of, but once you're in, you're in!" Although Terry jokes that he's "twiddling his thumbs eleven-and-a-half-months of the year" before springing into action for the fortnight surrounding annual televised fundraiser Children In Need, his busy diary suggests there isn't much slack for lolling around in a onesie.