Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to lounge: lounge music

lounge around

To relax or spend time idly; to do nothing or very little. It's a gorgeous day outside, so I don't want you kids lounging around the house all day. I can't wait to go on my vacation and just lounge around on the beach for two weeks!
See also: around, lounge

lounge lizard

A man who frequents bars and clubs in an attempt to meet women. Primarily heard in US. That dive bar is filled with nothing but troublemakers and lounge lizards.
See also: lizard, lounge
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2022 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

lounge around (some place)

to pass time idly some place. I am going to lounge around the house this morning. Don't lounge around all day.
See also: around, lounge
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

lounge lizard

A man interested in snaring a wealthy woman. The phrase was first heard after World War I, when it was applied to musicians who performed in supper clubs and kept an eye out for susceptible women of means. As the century progressed, a man didn't have to be a musician; any well-dressed predatory male earned that phrase. Some say “lizard” referred to reptile shoes that were popular footwear; other say the word applies to the men's low-life character. “Lounge lizard” is the male equivalent of “gold digger.”
See also: lizard, lounge
Endangered Phrases by Steven D. Price Copyright © 2011 by Steven D. Price
See also:
References in periodicals archive ?
Ruta said the Korean operator of the lounge is in Manila and will issue a statement on Monday.
As well as traditional banking facilities, the lounge plans to use technology to enable customers to hold real-time video conferences with specialist advisers in other Virgin Money locations.
GOOD TO KNOW Considering the KL Airport is massive, make sure you select the lounge closest to your departure gates.
That's exactly what we aim to be - a lounge. A home from home."
As part of the overall upgrade in lounge services in Helsinki, the customers of both the Premium Lounge and the adjoining original Lounge will also enjoy access to completely new private shower suites, as well as a Finnish sauna.
A few weeks ago, a girl was molested on the stretch leading to the lounge. However, the police didn't take any action against the accused allegedly owing to pressure from the management of the lounge.
The Renault Scenic Lounge and Grand Scenic Lounge in France are priced from EUR27,200 and EUR28,300.
The lounge offers hot and cold beverages from the open bar, as well as a hot buffet for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
For the first time, passengers have the added benifit of a Quiet Lounge, which holds seven private sleeping rooms with comfortable beds, dimming lights and the 'do not disturb' option to rest in complete privacy.
She said: "We regret the disappointment COMEDIAN Alan Davies' wife was barred from Cardiff Airport's executive lounge because she was with the couple's seven-month-old baby.
This year is the fourth year running that the Dilmun Lounge has won an award, which acknowledges the high standard of customer service and satisfaction that the lounge continues to provide to its customers.
BT, a communications solutions and services provider, has established a three year agreement enabling British Airways and oneworld alliance customers using the airline's UK lounges to benefit from free, high-speed wireless broadband (Wi-Fi).
A place of peace and tranquillity, a place which reflects your own taste and lifestyle, a versatile room that's equally adept as the backdrop to busy family life or the setting for formal entertaining, the lounge is multifunctional.
Opus Club (412 Main St., 713-222-6787): Trendy downtown lounge ambience, hip-hop tunes and beautiful people.